MEXICAN FOLKWAYS: REVISTA TRIMESTRAL DEDICADA A USOS Y COSTUMBRES MEXICANAS, VOL. 6, NOS. 2-4. ; Includes numbers: 2. April - June 1930 3. July - September 1930 4. October-December 1930

México, D.F: Mexican Folkways, 1930. b/w and color plates, facs., draws., ports., mus. notes, advts., color pict. wrps. (marginal wear and foxing; Nos. 2 and 3 with partly detached wrps.; not affecting texts or plates). Item #93251

3 issues of the noted serial with contributions by Diego Rivera, Frances Toor, Roberto MontenegroCarleton Beals, Rene D'Harnoncourt, William Spratling; drawings and notes by Carlos Merida, Diego Rivera, students of the Open Air School, and photographs by Luis Marquez, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Hugo Brehme. Original binding for the year illustrated by Diego Rivera. Contents: N°. 2 (April -- June, 1930): Las Artes Populares de México / by René d'Harnoncourt -- Mardonio Magaña / by Diego Rivera -- La Fiesta de Santa Veracruz de Taxco / Frances Toor -- La Pasión en Ixtapalapa / Frances Toor -- Penitentes de Noxtepec, Gro. /Thomas A Hanforth -- Los Inditios de Corpus -- Book Reviews: "Tepozotlán and Middletown" / by Carleton Velas -- "The Mexican Agrarian Revolution" / Manuel Gamio -- Veinte Litografias de Taxco.
N°. 3 (July -- September, 1930) Much of issue is devoted to death. Contents: Notas sobre las Canacuas / by Frances Toor -- Canacuas, Danza Antigua de Guris / by Francisco Domínguez -- Las Canacuas / by Ángela Alcaraz -- La Música de las Canacuas / Armonizada por Francisco Domínguez -- Sobre Entierros / by Frances Toor -- La Muerte y los Funerales / by E. R. Valdivieso -- Culto a los muertos entre los antiguos Mayas / by R.J. Ceballos Navelo -- Entierro de un angelito / Elsie Clews Parsons -- Creencias sobre entierros en Chicomcuac / told by León Venado -- Ceremonias fúnebres entre los Totonacas / J. J. Nuñez y Domínguez -- Hallazgo de un tesoro Arqueológico / Eduardo Noguero. Drawings by Laura van Pappelendam, León Venado and photographs by Edward Weston.
N°. 4 (October -- December, 1930) Homenaje a Diego Rivera / Frances Toor -- Diego Rivera / Wm. Spratling -- Triste despedida de Emiliano Zapata -- Arte , música y drama mexiquense. Photographs of the frescoes by Manuel Álvarez Bravo. ENGLISH AND SPANISH TEXT.

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