Tijuana Stories on the Border by Federico Campbell

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Published by University of California Press .

Written in English

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  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico),
  • Short stories, Mexican,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Translations into English,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Tijuana (Baja California, Mexi

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7709930M
ISBN 100520086031
ISBN 109780520086036

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Summary Massive work graphically and textually documents the history, architecture, and urban development of the metropolitan area of the Mexico-USA border region of Tijuana, B.C., Mexico, through the thousands of historic photographs (panoramic and small format) and postcards collected over the years by André Williams (born in Germany.

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