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Setting the Virgin on Fire: Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán Peasants and the Redemption of the Mexican Revolution

 
 
 
 
Setting the Virgin on Fire: Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán Peasants and the Redemption of the Mexican Revolution
Author: Marjorie Becker
ISBN 13: 9780520084193
ISBN 10: 520084195
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1996-01-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 194
List Price: $28.95
 
 

"A major work in the field of Mexican revolutionary and gender studies. Becker is an indefatigable fieldworker; the array and richness of her archival and oral sources is simply astonishing."—Gilbert M. Joseph, author of Revolution from Without

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Explores the relationship between the verbal and the visual in the Victorian imagination, discussing topics such as optical devices; the role of photography in changing the conception of evidence and truth; the changing partnership between illustrator and novelist; and the ways in which literary texts represent the visual. Includes b&w illustrations. For students of 19th-century British culture and literature. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)