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México Profundo: Reclaiming a Civilization by Guillermo Bonfil Batalla

Their lives and ways of understanding the world continue to be rooted in Mesoamerican civilization. About Guillermo Bonfil Batalla.

It is not an anthropological study, though it does describe the diverse cultures of Mexico. Feb 23, Victor rated it clvilizacion was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Dante Zayas rated it it bonfi, amazing Aug 18, Raza and Native American majors and who are concerned about Indigenous rights.

Regardless, I consider this book to be absolutely fascinating. This book is a translation so it can be slow at times and challenging to read but civilkzacion very good. Jun 22, Elisa rated it liked it Shelves: Their lives and ways of un This translation of a major work in Mexican anthropology argues that Mesoamerican civilization is an ongoing and undeniable force in contemporary Mexican life.


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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Batalla argues that Mexico needs a new birth of freedom based on its Indian culture and that years of European domination have failed to lift the nation out of its poverty and corruption.

Health is related to human conduct, and community service is often part of each individual’s life obligation. Return to Book Page. Reclaiming a Civilization by Guillermo Bonfil Batalla.

México profundo : una civilización negada

Jun 22, Salvador Garcia rated it it was amazing. Feb 26, Ellie Sharkey rated it liked it. Battalla shows civilizcaion Mexico remains Indian at its core though the country pretends to be a developing Western nation.

Mada rated it liked it Jul 31, Aug 24, Victor Arellano rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Time is circular, and humans fulfill their own cycle in relation to other cycles of the universe. It has fundamentally changed my perspectives on some of the conclusions that I drew for myself about Mexican culture, and reinforced others by providing details that I, as an outsider and non-expert, would likely not be able to observe.


I read this February for Native American History class. Lists with This Book. I do not think one can understand Mexico without reading this book though that is not to bafalla that in reading this book you will understand Mexico.

Open Preview See a Problem? My profundp criticism to the author includes the absence of Black Mexico in his book. Scarlett rated it really liked it Dec 22, An ancient agricultural complex provides their food supply, and work is understood as a way of maintaining a harmonious relationship with the natural world.

To see what civilizcion friends thought of this book, please sign up. First off, why did Batalla limit himself the profundo or indigenous experience to the borders of the modern Mexican nation state?

The book has provided me with as detailed an understanding for modern social movements in Mexico, including the Zapatistas, as any.