A handsome addition to the recent literature on this Mexican phenomenon.... The photographs are magnificent.... This volume makes a valuable contribution to the study of both Mexican popular culture and the folk art it has produced. It may also be timely, as one of the interviewees laments the way U.S. Halloween customs are supplanting some of the traditional celebrations in urban centers such as Monterrey and the Federal District. (Hispanic American Historical Review
About the Author
Elizabeth Carmichael is curator of the Latin American collections of the British Museum.
Chloë Sayer is the author of several books on Mexico.