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Rebecca Westand#8217;s never-before-published Survivors in Mexico brings to readers a daring and provocative work by a major twentieth-century author. An exhilarating exploration of Mexican history, religion, art, and culture, it explores the inner lives of figures ranging from Cortand#233;s and Montezuma to Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Leon Trotsky.

and#147;Witty and entertaining, substantive and reflective, insightful and well documented, in splendid and uncommon prose, Rebecca Westand#8217;s travelogue . . . is a model of British sophistication and knack for seeing the other.and#8221;and#151;Jorge G. Castaand#241;eda, New York Times Book Review

and#147;An enthrallingly readable book . . . full of sharp impressions and stimulating insights.and#8221;and#151;Merle Rubin, Los Angeles Times Book Review

and#147;Luscious reading. . . . The book succeeds beautifully as a travelogue thanks to Westand#8217;s intellect and experience, with Mexico serving as the vehicle for it all.and#8221;and#151;Sam Quinones, Washington Post Book World

Synopsis:

Rebecca West’s never-before-published Survivors in Mexico brings to readers a daring and provocative work by a major twentieth-century author. An exhilarating exploration of Mexican history, religion, art, and culture, it explores the inner lives of figures ranging from Cortés and Montezuma to Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Leon Trotsky.

About the Author

Rebecca West (1892and#150;1983) wrote prolifically through most of the twentieth century. She is best known for her travel memoir/historical meditation on Yugoslavia, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon. Bernard Schweizer is assistant professor of English at Long Island University (Brooklyn). He is the author of Rebecca West: Heroism, Rebellion and the Female Epic and Radicals on the Road: The Politics of English Travel Writing in the 1930s.

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ISBN:
9780300105216
Editor:
West, Rebecca; Schweizer, Bernard
Editor:
Schweizer, Bernard
Editor:
Schweizer, Bernard
Author:
Schweizer, Bernard
Author:
West, Rebecca
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Latin America - Mexico
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Mexico Description and travel.
Subject:
Mexico Civilization 20th century.
Subject:
World History-Mexico
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Yale Nota Bene
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
illus.
Pages:
294
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 0.55 lb

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