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  • Tales of Gotham, Historical Archaeology, Ethnohistory and Microhistory of New York Cityby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Focuses on specific individual life stories, or stories of groups of people, as a way to present archaeological theory and research Creates a collection of narratives of people who have lived in New York City during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries using archaeological data Contains a forward by renowned archaeological theorist Mary Beaudry more...

  • Revolutionary Daysby Ray Acosta

    Editorial Mazatlán 2010; US$ 19.95

    More than a straightforward compendium of people, places, events, and dates involved in the Mexican Revolution, this reference is designed as a guide to the basic sources, allowing readers to draw upon the best of modern scholarship on the topic. A complete, chronological listing of the persons and events of the revolution, it begins with the births... more...

  • The Quotable Giulianiby Bill Adler

    Pocket Books 2002; US$ 16.99

    "If you've got a problem with New York City being the capital of the world, take it up with the Pope." As the mayor of New York City, Rudolph Giuliani was as controversial as he was determined to revitalize "the greatest city in the world." Never one to pull punches, he did things the way they had to be done, not the way everyone else thought... more...

  • A Glamorously Unglamorous Lifeby Julia Albain

    Argo-Navis 2012; US$ 3.99

    When I was 22 I hopped a plane for New York City, off to pursue my destiny, sure that I?d never look back. This is my story of looking back. Of a journey that took on a whole new meaning and purpose. A year in New York City. A year of discovering the best and worst parts of myself. A year of learning the lessons that you can only learn the hard way.... more...

  • Irish Immigrants in New York City, 1945-1995by Linda Dowling Almeida

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 31.95

    Irish Immigrants in New York City, 1945-1995 Linda Dowling Almeida The story of one of the most visible groups of immigrants in the major city of immigrants in the last half of the 20th century. "Almeida offers a dynamic portrait of Irish New York, one that keeps reinventing itself... more...

  • Mexico Todayby Ana Paula Ambrosi; Silvia Zárate; Alex Saragoza

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 208.00

    "The two volumes provide an honest overview of the third-largest U.S. trading partner, a country in turbulence where corruption and poverty rule. However, although such issues are not ignored, the editors have been successful in delivering a more balanced look, paying considerable attention to popular culture, traditional folklore, and the depth of... more...

  • The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780?1824by Christon I. Archer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99

    Introduction Chapter 1: In the Gloomy Caverns of Paganism: Popular Culture, Insurgency, and Nation-Building in Mexico, 1800?1821 Chapter 2: An "Absurd Insurrection"? Creole Insecurity, Pro-Spanish Propaganda, and the Hidalgo Revolt Chapter 3: The Conspiracies of 1811: How the Criollos Learned to Organize in Secret Chapter 4: A Mercantile Family Confronts... more...

  • Freedom’s Gardenerby Myra B. Young Armstead

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 79.00

    In 1793 James F. Brown was born a slave and in 1868 he died a free man. At age 34 he ran away from his native Maryland to spend the remainder of his life in upstate New York's Hudson Valley, where he was employed as a gardener by the wealthy, Dutch-descended Verplanck family on their estate in Fishkill Landing. Two years after his escape, he began... more...

  • Domestic Ceramic Production and Spatial Organizationby Philip J. Arnold III

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 42.00

    This ethnoarchaeological study looks at contemporary household-scale ceramic production in several Mexican communities. more...

  • Whatever Is Contained Must Be Releasedby Helene Aylon

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2012; US$ 29.95

    Up from orthodoxy into the art world?s creative chaos—a feminist artist?s whimsical memoir of heady times. more...