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Book - Return to Mexico - Journeys Beyond the Mask
A. Abbas
The result of nine trips over a period of three years, "Return to Mexico" is a memorable document of a passionate adventure which reveals the contrast between an ancient, and often, primitive country, and the objects, the things that proclaim the 'modernity' of those who possess them. In Mexico - a country that was brutally conquered and then learned to mask its own culture - photographer Abbas traveled, photographing the country as if writing a novel, and keeping a journal as if taking snapshots.

Through both his photographs and excerpts from his personal daily journal, Abbas poignantly conveys...

A. Abbas 1983

MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. 1985. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. State of Chihuahua. Village of Munerachi. Tarahumara...
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MEXICO. State of Chihuahua. Village of Choguita. Tarahumara Indians...
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. San Augustin de Oapan. Man painting...
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. State of Chihuahua. Village of Munerachi. A Tarahumara...
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MEXICO. State of Hidalgo. Village of Maxuxtepectla. 1984. A woman...
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MEXICO. State of Chiapas. Village of Tenejapa. Tzelta Indians...
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MEXICO. Oaxaca state. Wedding near Huautla. 1983.
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. 1984. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. State of Morelos. 1984. A sugar cane cutter holds her...
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MEXICO. State of Veracruz. Town of Coatzocoalcos. Selling corn...
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. State of Mexico. Chalma. 1983. Pilgrimage at a Catholic...
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MEXICO. State of Jalisco. Town of Guadalajara. Maids of honor....
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Town of Taxco. Upon coming out of...
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MEXICO. Oaxaca state. Huautla. Wedding procession. 1983.
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. State of Coahuila. Monclova. Boxers train in a gym set...
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MEXICO. City of San Miguel Allende. Track race. 1983.
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MEXICO. Village of Tepoztlan. Festival. 1983.
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MEXICO. State of Chiapas. Town of Chamula. Boy plays with a hoop,...
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MEXICO. State of Chiapas. Village of Comitan. Woman with a turkey...
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MEXICO. Mexico city. 1983.
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MEXICO. Village of Santiago. 1983.
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MEXICO. Mexico city. Boys and girls confront each other on a...
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MEXICO. Mexico city. 1983.
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MEXICO. Town of Minatitlan. Oil refinery. 1983.
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MEXICO. State of Coahuila. Town of Monclova. Outside the steel...
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MEXICO. Near Mexico city. Town of Sahagun. Steelworkers in a...
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MEXICO. Mexico city. Sainte Helene district. Illegal linking...
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MEXICO. Mexico city. Young men play volley-ball in a derelict...
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MEXICO. Mexico city. Sainte Helene district. 1983.
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MEXICO. State of Chihuahua. Village of Choguita. Tarahumara Indians....
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MEXICO. State of Tamaulipas. Village of Gomez Farias. Men and...
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MEXICO. Town of Tepotzotlan. Upper class wedding party. 1984....
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MEXICO. State of Jalisco. Town of Guadalajara. Governor Flavio...
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MEXICO. Mexico City. 1983. Independance Day, celebrated by a...
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MEXICO. State of Chihuahua. Town of Creel. 1985. Family mourns...
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan....
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MEXICO. Puebla state. Puebla. Old woman in a church with flowers....
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MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Town of Taxco. Funeral in process....
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