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- Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95
A Companion to Mexican History and Culture features 40 carefully chosen essays that focus on new approaches to the rich tradition of Mexican history. Essays by a variety of international scholars serve to broaden accounts of the Mexican experience through the incorporation of ethnic, gender, environmental, and cultural studies. An introductory section... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 13.99
Drawing on materials ranging from archaeological findings to recent studies of migration issues and drug violence, William H. Beezley provides a dramatic narrative of human events as he recounts the story of Mexico in the context of world history. Beginning with the Mayan and Aztec civilizations and their brutal defeat at the hands of the Conquistadors,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99
Jürgen Buchenau is professor of history and director of Latin American Studies at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. William H. Beezley is professor of history at the University of Arizona. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 31.99
Praise for The Human Tradition in Latin America: The Twentieth Century. This collection of life stories of 'ordinary' people from twentieth-century Latin America is an invaluable tool for teaching and a thick bundle of ideas for research....... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 20.00
On November 20, 1910, Mexicans initiated the worlds first popular social revolution. The unbalanced progress of the previous regime triggered violence and mobilized individuals from all classes to demand social and economic justice. In the process they shaped modern Mexico at a cost of two million lives. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 34.99
This unique reader offers an engaging collection of essays that highlight the diversity of Latin America's cultural expressions from independence to the present. Exploring such themes and events as funerals, dance and music, letters and literature, spectacles and monuments, and world's fairs and food, a group of leading historians examines the ways... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99
At a time when the World Court is investigating and punishing crimes of genocide, this book is an invaluable resource that will instruct and fascinate for years to come. The accounts from around the world are reminders of how the search for justice and for national identity are often at odds and shaped by the demands of politics and international diplomacy.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 28.99
Latin American Popular Culture: An Introduction is a collection of articles that explores a wide range of compelling cultural subjects in the region, including carnival, romance, funerals, medicine, monuments, and dance, among others. The introduction lays out the most important theoretical approaches to the culture of Latin America, and the chapters... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1994; US$ 29.99
This book presents readers with scholarship on public celebrations and popular culture throughout Mexican history. Leading scholars from the Americas and Great Britain discuss aspects of Mexico's popular culture from the seventeenth century to the present. The vast range of Mexican expression is examined, including Corpus Christi celebrations, New... more...