Alan Knight Discussion Forum 5
Please answer the prompt below from the Alan Knight reading assignment. I have Attach the file of Alan Knight reading assignment.
Please answer each question in full sentences it doe not have to be long but, you may write more if you like.
- According to Alan Knight’s analysis and critique of the social construction of race and national identity in post-revolutionary Mexico (1920s to 1930s),
- What was indigenismo, and what were its empowering contentions and ironic contradictions?
- What were the disparities between the ideals of the government bureaucrats and intellectuals, and the masses of the Mexican people who were mobilized by the patriotic construction of indigenous people as mestizos?
- What were the realities of social class, ethnicity, and race in Mexico that were obscured by the state’s construction of indigenismo and mestizaje?