Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Edberg, Mark, author

Title El Narcotraficante : Narcocorridos and the Construction of a Cultural Persona on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, Sept. 2010
Online access available from:
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Series Inter-America series
Inter-America series.
Contents Illustrations; Foreword by Howard Campbell; Acknowledgments; Prologue: Narcocorridos and the Meaning of the Drug Trafficker Image on the U.S.-Mexico Border; 1. Corridos, Cultural Representations, and Poverty; 2. Investigating Narcocorridos and Their Meaning in the U.S.-Mexico Border Context; 3. Interpreting Narcocorridos; 4. Narcocorridos and the Cultural Persona of the Narcotrafficker; Appendix 1. Research Methodology and Sample Interview Guides; Appendix 2. Spanish Texts of Corridos and Narcocorridos; Notes; References; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-174) and index
Audience Scholarly & Professional University of Texas Press
Subject Corridos -- Mexico.
Drug dealers -- Mexico -- Folklore.
Drug dealers -- Mexico -- Songs and music.
Drug traffic -- Mexico -- Folklore.
Drug traffic -- Mexico -- Songs and music.
Drug traffic -- Mexico.
Drugs in popular music.
Mexican Americans in popular culture.
Mexico -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292701829 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
029270206X (paperback;) (alk. paper)
0292798121 (E-Book)
9780292701823 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
9780292702066 (paperback;) (alk. paper)