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Constructing Mexico City

Colonial Conflicts over Culture, Space, and Authority

Authors: Glasco, S.

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Constructing Mexico City: Colonial Conflicts over Culture, Space, and Authority examines the spatial, material, and cultural dimensions of life in eighteenth-century Mexico City, through programs that colonial leaders created to renovate and reshape urban environments.

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SHARON BAILEY GLASCO is Assistant Professor of History and History Department Chair at Linfield College, USA.

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'This is a very interesting book that shows solid empirical evidence (mainly from archival documents) and analysis...The book is a valuable resource for historians, planners and those interested in the development of Mexico City and the analysis of urban social inequalities through the access to urban services and the use and structure of the city.' -International Planning Studies


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Shaping the Colonial City

    Pages 1-16

    Glasco, Sharon Bailey

  • Splendor and Misery in the Viceregal Capital: The Physical, Material, and Political Environment of Bourbon Mexico City

    Pages 17-47

    Glasco, Sharon Bailey

  • In Sickness and Health: Disease, Healing, and the Urban Population

    Pages 49-75

    Glasco, Sharon Bailey

  • A Basic Necessity: Water and the Urban Environment

    Pages 77-96

    Glasco, Sharon Bailey

  • Restoring Order Out of Chaos: Garbage Collection in Theory and Practice

    Pages 97-126

    Glasco, Sharon Bailey

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Constructing Mexico City
Book Subtitle
Colonial Conflicts over Culture, Space, and Authority
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-10961-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230109612
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-61957-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-38228-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 203
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