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A Contracorriente: Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter 2010 | Invierno, 2010

Table of Contents | Índice

Contributors | Colaboradores

Articles | Artículos

Social Class and Popular Mobilisation in Chile: 1970-1973
Alan Angell (Oxford University)
1
The Poetics of Revision: Tulio Mora’s Cementerio general
Leslie Bayers (St. Mary’s College of Maryland)
52
¿Fue José Carlos Mariátegui racista?
Juan E. de Castro (Eugene Lang College)
80
Nonsynchronism and Resistance as Praxis in Miguel Ángel Asturias
Brian Davisson (University of California—Davis)
92
The Indian Church and the Age of the Spirit: Joachimist Millenialism and fray Toribio de Motolinía’s Historia de los indios de la Nueva España
Leisa Kauffmann (Wayne State University)
119
Chuño Palma: A National Subject in Mother’s Time
Zoya Khan (University of South Alabama)
137
Los usos y abusos de la memoria de María Elena Moyano
Jo-Marie Burt (George Mason University)
165
Cartografía y perspectivas del “marxismo latinoamericano”
Omar Acha y Débora D’ Antonio (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
210

Note | Nota

Discurso de incorporación a la Academia Chilena de la Lengua como miembro correspondiente en Cerdeña (Italia)
Hernán Loyola (Università di Sássari)
257

Debate

Lost in Translation: José Martí and the New American Studies
Alfred J. López (Purdue University)
273

Interview | Entrevista

“El cine militante es el cine abierto a la demanda de los compañeros:” una conversación con Fabián Pierucci del Grupo Alavío y Ágora TV
Juan Carlos Rodríguez (Georgia Institute of Technology)
294

Reviews | Reseñas

Mexico

Benjamin T. Smith, Pistoleros and Popular Movements: The Politics of State Formation in Postrevolutionary Oaxaca. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
By Kenneth F. Maffitt (Kennesaw State University)
315
William Beezley and Colin M. MacLachlan, Mexicans in Revolution, 1910-1946: An Introduction. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
By Edward Wright-Ríos (Vanderbilt University)
322
Jeffrey Bortz, Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910-1923. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008.
By John Lear (University of Puget Sound)
327
Lawrence Gustave Desmond, ed. Yucatán Through Her Eyes. Alice Dixon Le Plongeon, Writer & Expeditionary Photographer. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2009.
By Gesa Mackenthun (Rostock University)
336
Joanne Hershfield, Imagining “la chica moderna”: Women, Nation, and Visual Culture in Mexico, 1917-1936. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2008.
By Sofía Ruiz-Alfaro (Franklin & Marshall College)
344
Heather Levi, The World of Lucha Libre: Secrets, Revelations, and Mexican National Identity. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2008.
By Julia Sloan (Cazenovia College)
349
Ryan F. Long, Fictions of Totality: The Mexican Novel, 1968, and the National-Popular State. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2008.
By Samuel Steinberg (Indiana University)

353

Central America

Severo Martínez Peláez, La Patria del Criollo: An Interpretation of Colonial Guatemala, translated by Susan M. Neve and W. George Lovell, edited and introduced by W. George Lovell and Christopher H. Lutz. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2009.
By Paul Lokken (Bryant University)
361