Tacámbaro, Ario de Rosales y Grazalema: a humanistic geography perspective of elsewhereness, placelessness and personality

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Issue: Volume 17, Issue 2, 2023

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This paper explores two landscapes from Michoacán, México, Tacámbaro and Ario de Rosales, from a humanistic geography perspective. Specifically, the landscapes are analysed following three key concepts, known as elsewhereness, placelessness and personality, observing how they intertwine with each other. The overarching articulated argument is that while every town shares their sameness, including its epitome districts, as they are all built by the city mapping model imposed by the king, Philip II, they also create a sense of elsewhereness, placelessness and have their personality. The Spanish town Grazalema is included in this analysis to share its sameness.

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Luis Miguel Herrera Bejines (1)
(1) Western University, Canada
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Email: lherrer@uwo.ca

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Title: Human Geographies - Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geography
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