Postcards From the Sonora Border

Postcards From the Sonora Border

Visualizing Place Through A Popular Lens, 1900s-1950s

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"Postcards from the Sonora Border: Visualizing Place through a Popular Lens, 1900s-1950s examines the urban landscapes of Mexican border cities through picture postcards. This volume aims to capture the evolution of Sonora border towns over time, and create a sense of visual "time travel" for the reader by relying on Arreola's personal collection of postcards"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2017
ISBN: 9780816534326
0816534322
Branch Call Number: 306.70972 Ar693p 2017
Characteristics: xvii, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm

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Arreola combines a hobbyist’s enthusiasm with a scholar’s curiosity in this lushly illustrated study of the border communities of Agua Prieta, Naco, Nogales, Sonoyta, and San Luis in the early decades of the twentieth century. Drawing from his extensive postcard collection, Arreola—an ASU geograp... Read More »


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