La transfiguración de la montaña. Imaginarios sobre el despojo y la ausencia en el noreste de México

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This article is proposed as an outline of political ecology on the extractive phenomenon in the city of Monterrey (Mexico) to state the network of power relations that have forged this concrete city. We will analyze the importance of the mountains between which this city has grown for the ecology and environment of the region and how these have been subjected to an extractive cycle to put at risk a good part of the natural heritage and archaeological site in some areas of the Sierra Madre Oriental. In the last part of the article, an analysis of the photographic work of the visual artist Oswaldo Ruíz as a way to understand the scale and dimensions of the problem that the extraction of non-metallic minerals represents in this region of Mexico from a sociohistorical aspect as well.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)77-86
Number of pages10
JournalQuaderni Culturali IILA
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2023

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