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The Modern City: From the Reforma-Peralvillo to the Torre Bicentenario: the Clash of ‘History’ and ‘Progress’ in the Urban Development of Modern Mexico City

DIANE E. DAVIS

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

What constitutes modern Mexico? Is there a clear distinction between the historic and modern Mexico City? And if there are, does this distinctions hold up throughout the twentieth century, when what ... More


Introduction

Joshua Kates

in Fielding Derrida: Philosophy, Literary Criticism, History, and the Work of Deconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229468
eISBN:
9780823235209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229468.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to draw bright lines around the positions of Jacques Derrida. The following chapters all assume that the ... More


Canto 7

Walter Baumann

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Canto 7 ranges from the English Throne, via Homer’s Greece, Ovid’s Rome, Dante’s Inferno, and Troubadour France, mainly to Paris and London. There is a very negative assessment of modernity. With the ... More


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