About the Author
Enrique Florescano is a noted Mexican historian and has served as the Director of Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia).
What People are Saying About This
"The idea of looking at identity as myth and the problem of time and memory in the complicated formation of historical consciousness is freshly interpreted. . . . This is a major study in the history of Mexican ideas."
"Florescano has a unique ability to . . . present a sophisticated analysis clearly and conciselymaking it accessible to nonspecialists, yet still challenging other scholars. . . . [The book] raises important questions not only about historybut about why we write and study history."