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Mexican red

By Oscar Quiroz In the second letter of relationship that Hernán Cortés writes to tell what happened in the new lands; he describes the market with a square so large that it was twice of Seville’s. On this site he mentions the colors about the following: “There are many ways to sell cotton yarn, of …

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The Mexican markets

By Todito Centro Mexico, with its cactus and serpent; flowering and spiny Mexico, dry and hurricane, violent drawing and color, violent eruption and creation, covered me with its spell and its surprising light. I went through it for years from market to market. Because Mexico is in the markets, It’s not in the guttural songs …

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La Concordia

Cafeteria of the aristocracy By Óscar Quiroz For the nineteenth century, coffee shops were the place to discuss ideas, poetic clubs, centers of conspiracy. Luis González Obregón tells us that “Outside the Plaza Mayor, in the most central streets and even in the most distant ones, where the spacious walls of the convents did not …

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