The Medicine of Memory: A Mexica Clan in California

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"People who live in California deny the past," asserts Alejandro Murguia. In a state where "what matters is keeping up with the current trends, fads, or latest computer gizmo," no one has "the time, energy, or desire to reflect on what happened last week, much less what happened ten years ago, or a hundred." From this oblivion of memory, he continues, comes a false sense of history, a deluded belief that the way things are now is the way they have always been. In this work of creative nonfiction, Murguia draws on memories- ...

The Medicine of Memory: A Mexica Clan in California 2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292752672

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The Medicine of Memory: A Mexica Clan in California 2002, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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