Musical Ritual in Mexico City: From the Aztec to NAFTA


This book offers a comprehensive history and ethnography of musical rituals in the world's largest city.
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This book offers a comprehensive history and ethnography of musical rituals in the world's largest city.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780292702318
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Pt. I The Mexica : 1325-1521 3
Ch. 2 Tenochtitlan : 1325-1521 5
Ch. 3 Mesoamerican resonance 25
Pt. II New Spain : 1521-1821 37
Ch. 4 Colonial Mexico : 1521-1821 39
Ch. 5 Colonial resonance 70
Pt. III The new nation : 1821-1910 83
Ch. 6 The first century of independence : 1821-1910 85
Ch. 7 Nineteenth-century resonance 107
Pt. IV The revolution : 1910-1921 117
Ch. 8 Revolutionary Mexico : 1910-1921 119
Ch. 9 Revolutionary resonance 131
Pt. V Modern Mexico : 1921-1968 137
Ch. 10 Bolero and Danzon during the postrevolutionary era 139
Ch. 11 Bolero and Danzon today 180
Ch. 12 Classical nationalism during the postrevolutionary era 203
Ch. 13 Classical nationalism today 216
Ch. 14 Ranchera during the postrevolutionary era and at mid-century 225
Ch. 15 Ranchera today 238
Pt. VI Contemporary Mexico : 1968-2002 247
Ch. 16 Popular music today 249
Ch. 17 Conclusion 275
App. 1 : Theory and methodology 291
App. 2 : Timeline 311
App. 3 : Discography 315
Bibliography 321
Index 335
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