Visualizing a country without a future: Posters for Ayotzinapa, Mexico and struggles against state terror

  title={Visualizing a country without a future: Posters for Ayotzinapa, Mexico and struggles against state terror},
  author={Melissa W. Wright},
  • M. Wright
  • Published 17 November 2017
  • Political Science
  • Geoforum
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