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  • Mexico in the 1940sby Stephen R. Niblo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 32.99

    Attention to Mexico's history after 1940 stands in the shadow of the country's epic revolution of 1910D1923, and historians and scholars tend to bring their focus on Mexican history to a close with the end of the L_zaro C_rdenas presidency in 1940. Mexico in the 1940s: Modernity, Politics, and Corruption examines Mexican politics in the wake of Cardenismo,... more...

  • Mayan Lives, Mayan Utopiasby Jan Rus; Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo; Shannan L. Mattiace; José Alejos García; Andrés Aubry; Araceli Burguete Cal y Mayor; George A. Collier; Christine Eber; Gustavo Esteva; Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo; Xóchitl Leyva Solano; Shannan L. Mattiace; Jan Rus

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 43.99

    The Maya Indian peoples of Chiapas had been mobilizing politically for years before the Zapatista rebellion that brought them to international attention. This authoritative volume explores the different ways that Indians across Chiapas have carved out autonomous cultural and political spaces in their diverse communities and regions. Offering a consistent... more...

  • Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolutionby Jürgen Buchenau

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.99

    The only substantive study of Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolution, this book traces the remarkable life story of a complex and little-understood, yet key figure in Mexico's history. Jürgen Buchenau draws on a rich array of archival evidence from Mexico, the United States, and Europe to explore Calles's origins and political trajectory,... more...

  • Uprising of Hopeby Jeanne Simonelli; Duncan Earle

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 38.99

    Drawing on decades-long relationships and fieldwork with the Zapatistas of south-eastern Mexico, cultural anthropologists Duncan Earle and Jeanne Simonelli reveal a complex portrait of a people struggling with self-determination on every level. Combining their own compelling narrative as participant-observers, and those of their Chaipas compadres,... more...

  • Van advocaten en Peter Stuyvesantby Floris Bannier

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 9.95

    Rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van bijzonder hoogleraar Advocatuur aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam op vrijdag 7 mei 2004 more...

  • The Last Caudilloby Jü Buchenau; rgen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 101.95

    The Last Caudillo presents a brief biography of the life and times of General Alvaro Obregón, along with new insights into the Mexican Revolution and authoritarian rule in Latin America. Features a succinct biography of the life and times of a fascinating figure in Mexico's revolutionary past Represents the most analytical and up-to-date study... more...

  • New York City History for Kidsby Richard Panchyk

    Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    In this lively 400-year history, kids will read about Peter Stuyvesant and the enterprising Dutch colonists, follow the spirited patriots as they rebel against the British during the American Revolution, learn about the crimes of the infamous Tweed Ring, journey through the notorious Five Points slum with its tenements and street vendors, and soar... more...

  • Don Luis und die Frauen Carvajalby Dagmar Bechtloff

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 53.64

    Don Luis de Carvajal y de la Cueva, der erste Gouverneur des Nuevo Reino de León/Neuspanien, und seine Familie finden meist nur als prominente Beispiele für die Geschichte der Judenverfolgung in Spanischamerika bzw. der Geschichte der überseeischen Inquisition Erwähnung. Die Frauen in der Familie Carvajal werden, wenn sie überhaupt berücksichtigt werden,... more...

  • Maximilian and Carlotaby M. M. McAllen

    Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this new telling of Mexico?s Second Empire and Louis Napoléon?s installation of Maximilian von Habsburg and his wife, Carlota of Belgium, as the emperor and empress of Mexico, Maximilian and Carlota brings the dramatic, interesting, and tragic time of this six-year-siege to life. From 1861 to 1866, the French incorporated the armies of Austria,... more...

  • Women of Privilegeby Susan Gillotti

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Women of Privilege traces the decline of a once-privileged Hudson River Valley family whose neighbors were Vanderbilts, Delanos, and Roosevelts. Based on diaries and journals, and written by a family descendant, it combines biography and memoir with social history. more...