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Often considered the father of anthropological studies inMexico, Manuel Gamio originally published Forjando Patriain This groundbreaking manifesto for a . 2 Sep Forjando patria (pro nacionalismo). by Gamio, Manuel, Publication date Topics Civilization, Mexican. Publisher Mexico. Forjando patria: pro-nacionalismo / by Manuel Gamio ; translated and with an introduction by Fernando Armstrong-Fumero Gamio, Manuel,

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King, Charles, Published: The book highlights the history and development of Mexican anthropology and archaeology at a time when scholars in the United States are increasingly recognizing the importance of cross-cultural collaboration with their Mexican colleagues.

This groundbreaking manifesto for a national anthropology of Mexico summarizes the key issues in the development of anthropology as an academic discipline and the establ Download Attachments TOC and sample chapter. He has conducted research in Maya-speaking communities in Yucatan, Mexico, since Fernando Armstrong-Fumero is an associate professor of anthropology at Smith College.

Book Details Hardcover Price: Gamio, Manuel,Author Other Authors: Galvez, CHOICE “A valuable historical source for studying the development of anthropology, and the role it can play in a country’s development. Armstrong-Fumero’s translation allows forjabdo to develop a more nuanced understanding of this foundational work, which is often misrepresented in contemporary critical analyses.


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University Press of Colorado – Forjando Patria

Gamio has an important place in the history of anthropology for his ties to Boas and the cultural relativist school, the role of anthropologists in national projects, ‘native ethnography,’ and more. Armstrong-Fumero, Fernando, Translator Format: It will be of interest to anthropologists and archaeologists studying the region, as well as those involved in the history of the discipline.

Forjando Patria also reveals the many textual ambiguities that can lend themselves to different interpretations.

This groundbreaking manifesto for a national anthropology of Mexico summarizes the key issues in the development of anthropology as an academic discipline and the establishment of an active field of cultural politics in Mexico. Synthetic concept of archaeology The values of history Revision of the Latin American constitutions Our laws and our legislators Politics and its values Our religious transition Our Catholics Our intellectual culture The concept of culture Language and our country National literature Our women The national seal Capacity for work Our national industry Of Yankee and Mexican metalism Spain and the Spanish Integral education The editorial department Revolution Three nationalist problems.


Full description Bibliographic Details Main Author: Often considered the father of anthropological studies in Mexico, Manuel Gamio originally published Forjando Patria in Written during the upheaval of the Mexican Revolution, the book has now been translated into English for the first time.

Forjando Patria Patrias and nationalities of Latin America The department of anthropology The redemption of the indigenous class Prejudices against the indigenous race and its history Sociology and government Knowledge of the population Some considerations on statistics The work of art in Mexico The concept of pre-Hispanic art Art and science in the period of independence Department of fine arts There is no prehistory!

Add Tag No Tags, Be the first to tag this record! As much about national identity as anthropology, this text gives Anglophone readers access to a particular set of topics that have been mentioned extensively in secondary literature but are rarely discussed with a sense of their original context.