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Author Shlossberg, Pavel, author

Title Crafting identity : transnational Indian arts and the politics of race in central Mexico / Pavel Shlossberg
Published Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Prologue""; ""Introduction. Race, Class, Crafts, Nation: Cultural Citizenship, Cultural Production, and History in Lake Pátzcuaro""; ""1. Judgment Days I: Indian Tales at the Concurso Artesanal in Uruapan""; ""2. Judgments Days II: Pastorela Tales in Tócuaro""; ""3. Indian Arts and Exile""; ""4. Indian Arts in the Double Voice and Petty Commerce""; ""5. Indian Arts, Connoisseurs, and Collectors""; ""6. Indian Arts, Scholars, and Museums""; ""Studying Up, Down, and Sideways: Conclusions and Departures""
""Coda. Between Dreams and Nightmares of “ the Other�: Rural Michoacán in the Summer of 2013""""Appendix. Chronological Bibliography: Books and Exhibition Catalogs about Contemporary Mexican Masks""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Folk art -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- Michoacán de Ocampo.
Folk artists -- Mexico -- Michoacán de Ocampo -- Social conditions.
Indian art -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- Michoacán de Ocampo.
Mestizos -- Mexico -- Michoacán de Ocampo -- Social conditions.
Michoacán de Ocampo (Mexico) -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2014039735
ISBN 0816501726 electronic bk
9780816501724 electronic bk
9780816530991 (cloth : alk. paper)