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- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
Between 1889 and 1919, Weetman Pearson became one of the world's most important engineering contractors, a pioneer in the international oil industry, and one of Britain's wealthiest men. At the center of his global business empire were his interests in Mexico. While Pearson's extraordinary success in Mexico took place within the context of unprecedented... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 55.00
What do governments do when much of their population simply gets up and walks away? In Mexico and other migrant-sending countries, mass emigration prompts governments to negotiate a new social contract with their citizens abroad. After decades of failed efforts to control outflow, the Mexican state now emphasizes voluntary ties, dual nationality, and... more...
- Free Press 2001; Not Available
In late February and early March of 1836, the Mexican Army under the command of General Antonio López de Santa Anna besieged a small force of Anglo and Tejano rebels at a mission known as the Alamo. The defenders of the Alamo were in an impossible situation. They knew very little of the events taking place outside the mission walls. They did not have... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 38.99
This comprehensive study offers a thematic approach to Latin America, focusing on the dynamic connections between people, places, and environments rather than on pre-defined notions about the region. The book?s well-rounded and accessible analysis includes discussions of borders and migration; transnationalism and globalization; urbanization and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Just how did a dialect spoken by a handful of shepherds in Northern Spain become the world?s second most spoken language, the official language of twenty-one countries on two continents, and the unofficial second language of the United States? Jean-Benoît Nadeau and Julie Barlow, the husband-and-wife team who chronicled the history of the French... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
En las elecciones del 2004, hubo 3 millones más votantes hispanos que en el año 2000. Los hispanos pusieron al presidente George W. Bush en la Casa Blanca en el 2000 y luego lo reeligieron en el 2004. Es imposible ignorar una influencia tan grande y un voto tan importante. El cambio más dramático que está viviendo este país no tiene nada que ver... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 40.00
Fanning the Sacred Flame: Mesoamerican Studies in Honor of H. B. Nicholson contains twenty-two original papers in tribute to H. B. "Nick" Nicholson, a pioneer of Mesoamerican research. His intellectual legacy is recognized by Mesoamerican archaeologists, art historians, ethnohistorians, and ethnographers--students, colleagues, and friends who derived... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 4.95
"A solid background review of contemporary Latin America by an expert who has spent forty years during the region and writing and lecturing about it." - Foreign Policy Association "Anything Frank Tannenbaum writes about Latin America is required reading." - Rex. D. Hopper, American Sociological Review "Professor Tannenbaum has given us ten... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 34.95
Border Rhetorics is a collection of essays that undertakes a wide-ranging examination of the US-Mexico border as it functions in the rhetorical production of civic unity in the United States. A “border” is a powerful and versatile concept, variously invoked as the delineation of geographical territories, as a judicial marker of citizenship,... more...