LIFESTYLE AND MEXICAN CULTURE

Journalist Dolores Jimenez was born in 1848, when Mexico had lost almost half of its territory. Dolores belonged to a family that loved books. Since she was a child, Lola read a lot and wrote fluently. She participated in civic poetry contests, which honored the heroes of the Independence and struggles against foreign invasions.

102 pieces of the Olmec culture will be part of the exhibition "The Olmecs and the cultures of the Gulf of Mexico", which will be exhibited from October 9, 2020, to July 25, 2021, at the Musée du quai Branly- Jacques Chirac, in Paris, France.

Did you know that the Florentine Codex lists eight "omens" of the Conquest that are known as Tetzahuitl and that began to manifest 10 years before the arrival of the Spaniards? The Tetzahuitl did not necessarily announce negative or disastrous events, but they could disrupt the order of everyday life in people's lives as well as in social or...

Salvador Alvarado was born in Culiacán, Sinaloa. Enthusiastic of the liberal thought, of the anarchist, and later of the socialism, he had outstanding participation in the Revolution. When the rupture between the revolutionary currents occurred, Alvarado remained within the constitutionalist ranks, and by 1915 he served as governor and military...

In all stages of man's culture, pottery is the inseparable companion. The permanence of ceramic objects and their resistance to destruction make them the most accurate testimonies of archaic cultures. Virtuosity has been achieved in the identification of the different types of ceramics in order to determine almost with mathematical precision,...

Venustiano Carranza was the leader of the Revolution that ended Victoriano Huerta's military dictatorship and brought together the Congress that gave Mexicans the Constitution that governs to this day. Learn how he achieved these triumphs and succeeded as president during the most difficult period in the history of Mexico in the 20th century.

Lev Davidovich Bronstein, better known worldwide as Leon Trotsky, died on August 21, 1941, in Mexico City, where he lived as a refugee for the last years of his life, after a long diaspora until the government of Lazaro Cardenas offered him political asylum. His arrival in Mexico caused international controversy among antagonists and admirers. When...