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Pancho Villa: La construccion del mito (Artes Visuales) (Spanish Edition) [Hardcover]

By Miguel Berombi (Author)
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Al lado del Francisco Villa historico, aquel que nacio en 1878 bajo el nombre de Doroteo Arango y que peleo en la Revolucion mexicana al frente de la Division del Norte, se encuentra otro Villa. Se trata de un Villa mitico de perfiles complejos cuya genesis se ubica alrededor de 1913. En estas paginas se muestra la importancia que tuvieron en la construccion de este segundo personaje la tradicion oral y los medios masivos de comunicacion de la epoca, es decir, la prensa grafica y el cine. En el caso de la tradicion oral, la presente obra recoge lo que la gente del pueblo decia de Villa, de sus primeras andanzas, de su ejercito, de sus batallas y de sus tropelias: informacion fragmentaria, contradictoria y poco confiable pero llena de colorido que cristalizo en historias y anecdotas que se transmitian de boca en boca y en las cuales la realidad y la fantasia se mezclaba hasta confundirse. Uno de los principales atractivos de este volumen se encuentra, sin duda, en la parte iconografica. There is another Villa besides the Pancho Villa known by history: the one named Doroteo Arango, who was born in 1878 and was the leader of the North Division during the Mexican Revolution. The other is a mythical Villa, full of complex profiles and whose genesis dates around 1913. The pages of this book show the importance of oral tradition and mass media communications of that time, such as the press and films, in the making of the myth. This book collects contradictory and fragmented information, as well as stories and colorful anecdotes that combine reality and fantasy, passed along orally from one generation to the next about what people used to say regarding Villa: his first achievements, his army, his battles, and his abuses. One of the main attractions of this volume is the images.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Grupo Nelson
Pages   200
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 12.2" Width: 9.2" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   3 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 13, 2007
Publisher   Grupo Nelson
Series  10/10/2007  
ISBN  9707772069  
ISBN13  9789707772069  

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More About Miguel Berombi

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Miguel ngel Berumen Campos was born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, in 1962. He directed the Cinematography Department at the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, and at the same time, the Permanent Display of Quality Cinema (1995-2001). He was the editor and the iconic researcher for the book 'La mirada Desenterrada', 'The Unearthed Look' (2000), and the 'Enciclopedia escolar de M xico', 'The Students Encyclopedia of Mexico' (2002-2003). He is the co-author of '1911, la Batalla de Cuidad Juarez', '1911, the Battle of Ciudad Juarez' (2003), and 'La Misi n of Guadalupe', 'The Mission of Guadalupe' (2004). On three separate occasions he has earned the Southwest Book Award.

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