Muerte! by Harvey Bennett Stafford and Adam Parfrey
Muerte! Death in Mexican Popular Culture by Harvey Bennett Stafford and Adam Parfrey
Edited and with an Introduction by Adam Parfrey How a culture approaches and depicts death says a lot about the way it faces life. Muerte!' explores the lurid history of Mexico's fascination with death, starting with early mythological depictions of death as part of a constant cycle, to the colonial period's unhappy marriage of native views with Judeo-Christian fire and brimstone, to J G Posada's remarkable turn-of-the- century engravings
Genre: History/social science Originally published: 2000 This edition: 2000 Condition: Pre-owned vintage condition
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