Palimpsest of Past and Present: Tenochitlitlan/Mexico City

The third module of the Humanities 110 syllabus, Palimpsest of Past and Present: Tenochtitlan/Mexico City, looks to a city that was a center of power for successive states (Aztec, Spanish, Mexican) to analyze how history and identity are continually created and re-created.

Background image: Mexico City, Unknown Artist. From Mundy, Barbara E. The Death of Aztec Tenochtitlan, The Life of Mexico City. U of Texas P, 2018. Fig. 4.4. Copyright courtesy Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. For more information, visit the Reed Digital Collections.

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Codex Mendoza

1530-08-22 01:59:48

Boturini Codex

1576-08-22 01:59:48

José de Acosta, Natural and Moral History of the Indies

1576-08-22 01:59:48

Bernal Díaz del Castillo, The True History of the Conquest of New Spain

1590-09-01 00:00:00

Florentine Codex

1689-08-22 01:59:48

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, "Loa to the Divine Narcissus"

1691-08-22 01:59:48

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, "Reply to Sor Filotea"

1692-08-22 01:59:48

Sor Juana, "First I Dream"

1821-08-22 01:59:48

Mexican Declaration of Independence

1847-08-22 01:59:48

Mariano Otero, Considerations Relating to the Political and Social Situation of the Mexican Republic in the Year 1847

1847-08-22 01:59:48

Carlos María de Bustamente, The New Bernal Díaz del Castillo or History of the Anglo-American Invasion of Mexico

1847-08-22 01:59:48

Mexican-American War

Known in Mexico as the American Intervention in Mexico.

1910-09-01 00:00:00

Mexican Revolution

1910-09-01 00:00:00

Justo Sierra, "Discourse at the Inauguration of the National University"

1911-09-01 00:00:00

Plan of Ayala

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1917-09-01 00:00:00

Constitution of Mexico

1922-09-01 00:00:00

Diego Rivera, "The Creation," San Ildefonso School

1926-09-01 00:00:00

José Clemente Orozco, "Cortés and the Malinche," San Ildefonso School

1929-09-01 00:00:00

Diego Rivera, "The History of Mexico," National Palace

1931-09-01 00:00:00

Frida Kahlo, "Frida and Diego"

1931-09-01 00:00:00

Nelly Compobello, Cartucho: Tales of Struggle in Northern Mexico

1933-09-01 00:00:00

Marion Greenwood, "The Industrialization of the Countryside;" Grace Greenwood Ames, "Mining," Abelardo L. Rodríguez Market

1936-09-01 00:00:00

Frida Kahlo, "My Grandparents, My Parents, and Me"

1939-09-01 00:00:00

Frida Kahlo, "The Two Fridas"

1949-09-01 00:00:00

Juan O'Gorman, "Mexico City"

1950-09-01 00:00:00

Luis Buñuel, "Los Olvidados/The Young and the Damned"

1952-09-01 00:00:00

Rosario Castellanos, "Silence Near an Ancient Stone"

1975-09-01 00:00:00

Elena Poniatowska, Massacre in Mexico

1980-09-01 00:00:00

José Emilio Pacheco, "Battles in the Desert"

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