Mexico City is one of Latin America s cultural capitals, and one of the most vibrant urban spaces in the world. The Mexico City Reader is an anthology of "Cronicas" short, hybrid texts that are part literary essay, part urban reportage about life in the capital. This is not the "City of Palaces" of yesteryear, but the vibrant, chaotic, anarchic urban space of the1980s and 1990s the city of garbage mafias, necrophiliac artists, and kitschy millionaires. Like the visitor wandering through the city streets, the reader will ...

The Mexico City Reader 2004, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299197148

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Mexico City Reader 1981, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299197100