Héctor Aguilar Camín

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Héctor Aguilar Camín (born July 9, 1946 in Chetumal) is a Mexican writer, journalist and historian.

Aguilar Camín graduated from the Ibero-American University with a bachelor's degree in information sciences and techniques and received a doctorate's degree in history from El Colegio de México. In 1986 he received Mexico's Cultural Journalism National Award and three years later he received a scholarship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation while he was working as a researcher for the National Institute of Anthropology and History.

As a journalist, he has written for La Jornada (which he also co-edited), Unomásuno and currently for Milenio. He edited Nexos, one of the leading cultural magazines in the country, hosted Zona abierta, a weekly current-affairs show on national television.

He has worked as a researcher at the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) was editorial director Cal y Arena, has written articles for prestigious publications like La Jornada. In 1998 he received the Literature Award for his book Mazatlan: A breath in the river. The jury was then described as a one historian, bright.[1] He is remarried to Angeles Mastretta and has three sons.

Prizes and recognition[edit]

Selected books[edit]

  • Toda la vida (2016, novel) ISBN 9786073142595
  • Adiós a los padres (2015, novel) ISBN 9786073126892
  • Pensando pendientes y otras historias conversadas (2012, short stories) ISBN 9786070710681
  • Una agenda para México 2012 (2012, nonfiction) with Jorge G. Castaneda ISBN 978-6071115546
  • La modernidad fugitiva (Esta edición incluye dos libros clave del autor: Después del milagro, publicado en 1988, y La ceniza y la semilla, publicado en el año 2000. Añade un ensayo sobre la experiencia de los últimos años: Los límites de la democracia mexicana, 2000-2012) ISBN 978-6070711503
  • Regreso al futuro (2011, essays) with Jorge G. Castaneda ISBN 9786071108517
  • Informe Jalisco: Más allá de la guerra de las drogas (2010, nonfiction by various authors including Aguilar Camín) ISBN 9786077638766
  • Un futuro para México (2010, essays) with Jorge G. Castaneda ISBN 9786071104007
  • La invención de México (2010, essays) ISBN 9786077000617
  • La tragedia de Colosio (2009, "novela sin ficción") ISBN 9786077000938
  • Pensando en la izquierda (2008, essays) ISBN 9789681685614
  • La provincia perdida (2007, novel) ISBN 9789703706044
  • Pensar en Mexico (2006, essays) ISBN 9789681679835
  • La conspiración de la fortuna (2005, novel) ISBN 9788408059011
  • Antologia Letras en el Golfo Festival de Literatura 2003 (2003,various authors including Aguilar Camín) ASIN: B00563O2GY
  • Mandatos del corazón (2002, novel) ISBN 9789500722568
  • Las mujeres de Adriano (2002, novel) ISBN 9788420464336
  • México La ceniza y la semilla (2000 3rd edition, nonfiction) ISBN 978-9684933804
  • El resplandor de la madera (1999, novel) ISBN 9788420441917
  • Un soplo en el río (1997, novel) ISBN 9788420483665
  • El error de la luna (1995, novel) ISBN 9789681902612; reprinted 2010, 2013 ISBN 9789681902612
  • Diez para los maestros (1993, essays by various authors including Aguilar Camín) ISBN 9789686605068
  • Subversiones silenciosas: Ensayos de historia y politica de Mexico (Nuevo siglo) (1993, nonfiction) ISBN 978-9681901813
  • A La Sombra De La Revolución Mexicana (1992, nonfiction); reprinted 2010 with Lorenzo Meyer ISBN 978-9687711317
  • Historias conversadas (1992, short stories) ISBN 978-9684932432
  • La guerra de Galio (1990 novel); reprinted 1994 ISBN 9788420481630; 2010 ISBN 9786079357221
  • Despues del Milagro (1989, nonfiction); reprinted 2010 ISBN 978-9687711164
  • Historia gráfica de México (1989, with Lorenzo Meyer).
  • En Torno a La Cultura Nacional (1989, Editor Aguilar Camín) ISBN 978-9682924972
  • Morir en el Golfo (1985, novel); reprinted 2012 ISBN 9786070710674
  • México ante la crisis / Volumen 2. El impacto social y cultural. Las alternativas (1985, nonfiction) with Pablo Gonzalez Casanova ISBN 978-9682313455
  • México ante la crisis / Volumen 1. El contexto internacional y la crisis economica (1985, nonfiction) with Pablo Gonzalez Casanova ISBN 978-9682313387
  • La decadencia del dragon (1985, nonfiction, 2nd ed) ISBN 978-9684930346
  • Saldos De La Revolucion: Historia Y Politica De Mexico 1910-1968 (1984, essays) revised 2010 ISBN 978-6070710667
  • Los Dias de Manuel Buendia: Testimonios (1984, nonfiction) ISBN 978-9684930636
  • Caudillo and Peasant in the Mexican Revolution, coautor; Cambridge University Press, 1980
  • Historia: ¿Para qué?, coautor; Siglo XXI, México, 1980
  • Con el filtro azul (1979, short stories) ISBN 978-9684341098
  • La frontera nómada, Sonora y la Revolucion Mexicana (history, first edition, Siglo XXI, 1977, second edition 1997, Cal y Arena); 1985 ISBN 9789682906879; 2010 ISBN 978-6077638230
  • En torno de la cultura nacional, coautor; Instituto Nacional Indigenista, México, 1976

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Person Information". Retrieved 26 January 2014. 

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