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Introduction

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the central notion that Mexico and Mexicanness are constructs, shaped and performed through multiple modes for interfacing nationalist and tourist agendas. Establishing the ... More


Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

The book reveals how the Dance of the Old Men and Night of the Dead of Lake Pátzcuaro act as icons of Mexico and Mexicanness. Covering a ninety-year period from the postrevolutionary era of the 1920s ... More


Celebrating and Consuming Bodies: Economic and Symbolic Production

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter appraises the ninety-year processes and contexts of performism surrounding The Old Men and Night of the Dead, reflecting on consequences of the trajectory in terms of essentialization, ... More


Discursive Communities: Performism, Nationalism, and Tourism

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter provides outlines of key theorizations: (1) nationalism, identity, and ethnicity; (2) tourism, ethnic tourism, and site sacralization; (3) performance and performism; (4) embodiment; (5) ... More


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