The Intimate Life of the Pocha

A Genealogy of the Self-Ironic Turn in [email protected] Culture

Authored by: Paloma Martínez-Cruz

The Routledge History of Latin American Culture

Print publication date:  December  2017
Online publication date:  December  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138902565
eBook ISBN: 9781315697253
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315697253-24

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Abstract

A word used in California to designate the ungrateful Mexican who denies his Mexican background although he carries it in his blood, and in his acts tries to ape the present masters of the region. 1

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