Tyler Cowen, Markets and cultural voices: Liberty vs. power in the lives of Mexican Amate painters

Tyler Cowen, Markets and cultural voices: Liberty vs. power in the lives of Mexican Amate painters Rev Austrian Econ (2007) 20:95–96 DOI 10.1007/s11138-006-0003-z BOOK REVIEW Tyler Cowen, Markets and cultural voices: Liberty vs. power in the lives of Mexican Amate painters Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2005. ix + 189 pp. $70 (CL), $26.95 (PB), ISBN: 0-472-06889-X Maria Pia Paganelli Published online: 20 January 2007 C Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Tyler Cowen’s Markets and cultural voices: Liberty vs. power in the lives of Mexican Amate painters is a little marvel of economic analysis, rhetoric, and subversion. Like a Russian matrioska, it has many layers, nicely packed one into the other. The reader can choose which one to focus on, without any loss. Cowen describes the individual lives of a handful of amate (bark paper) painters from a small pueblo in Oapan, in the state of Guerrero in central Mexico. He describes their lives, successes, failures, joys, hopes, pains, and frustrations. He also describes how the wealth of the so-called first world countries allows the growth of art and tradition in less prosperous countries. It is through the wealth and support of the rich capitalist countries that very localized and traditional Mexican art forms survive and flourish, as well as through http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Review of Austrian Economics Springer Journals

Tyler Cowen, Markets and cultural voices: Liberty vs. power in the lives of Mexican Amate painters

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Economics; Public Finance; Political Science; History of Economic Thought/Methodology
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10.1007/s11138-006-0003-z
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Rev Austrian Econ (2007) 20:95–96 DOI 10.1007/s11138-006-0003-z BOOK REVIEW Tyler Cowen, Markets and cultural voices: Liberty vs. power in the lives of Mexican Amate painters Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2005. ix + 189 pp. $70 (CL), $26.95 (PB), ISBN: 0-472-06889-X Maria Pia Paganelli Published online: 20 January 2007 C Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Tyler Cowen’s Markets and cultural voices: Liberty vs. power in the lives of Mexican Amate painters is a little marvel of economic analysis, rhetoric, and subversion. Like a Russian matrioska, it has many layers, nicely packed one into the other. The reader can choose which one to focus on, without any loss. Cowen describes the individual lives of a handful of amate (bark paper) painters from a small pueblo in Oapan, in the state of Guerrero in central Mexico. He describes their lives, successes, failures, joys, hopes, pains, and frustrations. He also describes how the wealth of the so-called first world countries allows the growth of art and tradition in less prosperous countries. It is through the wealth and support of the rich capitalist countries that very localized and traditional Mexican art forms survive and flourish, as well as through

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