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Spectacular Mexico: Design, Propaganda, and the 1968 Olympics

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In the wake of its early twentieth-century civil wars, Mexico strove to present itself to the world as unified and prosperous. The preparation in Mexico City for the 1968 Summer Olympics was arguably the most ambitious of a sequence of design projects that aimed to signal Mexico’s arrival in the developed world. In Spectacular Mexico, Luis M. Castañeda demonstrates how the ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published November 1st 2014 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
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A fascinating premise, but it reads like a textbook. I guess it probably IS a textbook. A dense one.
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