Baltazar Brito Guadarrama is a doctor in Mesoamerican Studies from UNAM. He has specialized in codices, New Spanish history and Mexican bibliography. He is the author of various articles and about 20 books, among them: El Códice Azoyú 2, El Tonalámatl de Aubin, Huexotzingo: cuatro Siglos de Historia, Lienzo de Tlaxcala and México gentil, católico y político. He obtained the Francisco Javier Clavijero and Raúl Guerrero prizes, both awarded by the INAH for the best research works. From 2013 he is director of the Mexico’s National Anthropology Library (INAH) and History and National Archives Coordinator of the same institute. He is level II within the National System of Researchers; he is part of the Advisory Council of the General Archive of the Nation; Vice-President of the Memory of the World Mexico Committee and a member of the editorial board of different institutions and magazines.
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