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Author Edberg, Mark Cameron, 1955-
Title El narcotraficante : narcocorridos and the construction of a cultural persona on the U.S.-Mexico border / Mark Cameron Edberg ; foreword by Howard Campbell.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Book Cover

 Floor3  HV5840.M4 E33 2004    LOST AND PAID
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 190 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Inter-America series
Inter-America series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-174) and index.
Contents Prologue : narcocorridos and the meaning of the drug trafficker image on the U.S.-Mexico border -- Corridos, cultural representations, and poverty -- Investigating narcocorridos and their meaning in the U.S.-Mexico border context -- Interpreting narcocorridos -- Narcocorridos and the cultural persona of the narcotrafficker.
Subject Drug traffic -- Mexico.
Drug traffic -- Mexico -- Folklore.
Drug traffic -- Mexico -- Songs and music.
Drug dealers -- Mexico -- Folklore.
Drug dealers -- Mexico -- Songs and music.
Drugs in popular music.
Corridos -- Mexico.
Mexican Americans in popular culture.
Mexico -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 029270206X (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292701829 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53830949