Street as analysis tool


The street is a distinctive element and exclusive to cities. Interest in describing them, to know their history and why their names, who’s lived and what happened to them has been a constant among the chroniclers and historians […]

The streets are those that explain the distribution of society in the city, they bring together artisans, merchants […]

By studying the street can restore order [colonial] in its economic aspect – the layout of the production and trade, in the case of the craft workshops, as well as in the political and social. It’s from the street police exercised and social control […]

Cited in:

ROSS, María Amparo: La calle como herramientas de análisis: los bodegueros de tabaco. Revista Historias. Dirección de Estudios Históricos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH). México. Enero-Abril 2006. Págs. 77-84

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