My Thirty Years in Mexican Anthropology



    1. Graduate Division, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Periferico Sur y Zapote s/n, Colonia Isidro Fabela, Mexico, D. F. c.p. 14030, Mexico
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This article chronicles more than 30 years experience conducting fieldwork among Nahuatl Indians and teaching anthropology in Mexican institutions. The text documents four processes over time: the development of the author's theoretical interests and analysis of field date; change in the villages under study; transformations in Mexico's political and economic policies; and the changing role of anthropology in that context.