Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in Mexico City, 1876-1910

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n this groundbreaking book, Claudia Agostoni examines modernization in Mexico City during the era of Porfirio Diaz. She outlines the relationship of "enlightened" ideals of orderliness and hygiene to Mexican initiatives in public health. The implementation of new health policies and programs - such as the construction of a drainage system for the Valley of Mexico - were of utmost importance for the symbolic legitimization of Porfirio Diaz's durable regime (1876-1910), which emphasized modernization over individual rights ...

Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in Mexico City, 1876-1910 2003, University Press of Colorado, Colorado

ISBN-13: 9780870817342

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Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in Mexico City, 1876-1910 2003, University Press of Colorado, Colorado

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Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in Mexico City, 1876-1910 2003, University of Calgary Press, Alberta

ISBN-13: 9781552380949

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Monuments of Progress: Modernization and Public Health in Mexico City, 1876-1910 2003, University of Calgary Press, Alberta

ISBN-13: 9781552381038

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