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Crafting Mexico After Mexico S Revolution Of 1910 1920, Intellectuals Sought To Forge A Unified Cultural Nation Out Of The Country S Diverse Populace Their Efforts Resulted In An Ethnicized Interpretation Of Mexicanness That Intentionally Incorporated Elements Of Folk And Indigenous Culture In This Rich History, Rick A L Pez Explains How Thinkers And Artists, Including The Anthropologist Manuel Gamio, The Composer Carlos Ch Vez, The Educator Mois S S Enz, The Painter Diego Rivera, And Many Less Known Figures, Formulated And Promoted A Notion Of Nationhood In Which Previously Denigrated Vernacular Arts Dance, Music, And Handicrafts Such As Textiles, Basketry, Ceramics, Wooden Toys, And Ritual Masks Came To Be Seen As Symbolic Of Mexico S Modernity And National Distinctiveness L Pez Examines How The Nationalist Project Intersected With Transnational Intellectual And Artistic Currents, As Well As How It Was Adapted In Rural Communities He Provides An In Depth Account Of Artisanal Practices In The Village Of Olinal , Located In The Mountainous Southern State Of Guerrero Since The 1920s, Olinal Has Been Renowned For Its Lacquered Boxes And Gourds, Which Have Been Considered To Be Among The Most Mexican Of The Nation S Arts Crafting Mexico Illuminates The Role Of Cultural Politics And Visual Production In Mexico S Transformation From A Regionally And Culturally Fragmented Country Into A Modern Nation State With An Inclusive And Compelling National Identity.