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ERIC Number: EJ454950
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0005-2604
The Aztec Palimpsest: Toward a New Understanding of Aztlan, Cultural Identity and History.
Alarcon, Daniel Cooper
Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, v19 n2 p33-68 Fall 1988-90
Applies palimpsest as model for recognizing Chicano cultural diversity. Promotes interdisciplinary approach to Chicano studies. Examines Aztlan (Aztec homeland) as historical place and nationalist symbol obscuring Chicano identity and Mesoamerican diversity. Encourages use of palimpsest as conceptual tool for Chicano studies, cultural identity, and understanding Mesoamerican historiographical issues. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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