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  • Colonial Spanish Americaby William B. Taylor; Kenneth Mills

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 42.99

    Colonial Spanish America is a book of readings about people?people from different worlds who came together to form a society by chance and by design in the years after 1492. The book is meant to enrich, not repeat, the work of existing texts on this period, and its focus on people makes it stand out from other books that have concentrated on the political... more...

  • Where Cultures Meetby David J. Weber; Jane M. Rausch

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 32.99

    In Where Cultures Meet , editors Weber and Rausch have collected twenty essays that explore how the frontier experience has helped create Latin American national identities and institutions. Using 'frontier' to mean more than 'border,' Weber and Rausch regard frontiers as the geographic zones of interaction between distinct cultures. Each essay in... more...

  • Propriety and Permissiveness in Bourbon Mexicoby Juan Pedro Viqueira Alban; Sonya Lipsett-Rivera; Sergio Rivera-Ayala

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 42.99

    The eighteenth century in New Spain witnessed major changes: among these, one of the most significant was the adoption of French customs among the upper groups of society in response to the spreading ideas of the Enlightenment. These new ideas, it has been assumed, brought a relaxation of social customs. But Viqueira Alban takes this assumption, and... more...

  • Twilight of the Mission Frontierby Jose De la Torre Curiel

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    Twilight of the Mission Frontier examines the long process of mission decline in Sonora, Mexico after the Jesuit expulsion in 1767. By reassessing the mission crisis paradigm?which speaks of a growing internal crisis leading to the secularization of the missions in the early nineteenth century?new light is shed on how demographic, cultural, economic,... more...

  • The Human Tradition in Modern Latin Americaby William H. Beezley; Judith Ewell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 34.99

    SR Books' two popular Human Tradition in Latin America titles, covering nineteenth- and twentieth-century history, have been combined into one exciting new volume. The most compelling chapters from these books are now presented in The Human Tradition in Modern Latin America. From the turbulent struggles for independence in the 1800s to the profound... more...

  • Palenqueby Damien B. Marken

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 40.99

    Collection of articles on recent excavations and studies of one of the best known Maya archaeological sites more...

  • Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire's Peripheryby Sylvia Sellers-García

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    The Spanish Empire is famous for being, at its height, the realm upon which "the sun never set." It stretched from the Philippines to Europe by way of the Americas. And yet we know relatively little about how Spain managed to move that crucial currency of governance?paper?over such enormous distances. Moreover, we know even less about how those distances... more...

  • The Future of Inter-American Relationsby Jorge I. Dominguez

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Second Centuryby Mark T. Gilderhus

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 33.99

    The Second Century: U.S.?Latin American Relations since 1889 focuses on U.S. relations with Latin America during the second century, a period bounded by the advent of the New Diplomacy late in the nineteenth century and the end of the Cold War about one hundred years later. This text provides a balanced perspective as it presents both the United... more...

  • The WPA Guide to New Jerseyby Federal Writers' Project

    Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authorsmany of whom would later... more...