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  • Five Letters 1519-1526by Hernando Cortés

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1928. 'These letters, well edited tell of a great conqueror, fighting for God and his king, and reveal the might proportions of the truly Elizabethan character that was Hernando Cortés.' Times Literary Supplement. Cortés's letters to the Emperor from Mexico are half-letters, half-despatches. The letters were all written between... more...

  • The English-Americanby Thomas Gage; A. P. Newton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1928. 'Can be safely named unique and can never quite lose its value.' Times Literary Supplement. 'This should be bought not borrowed.' Saturday Review The publication in 1648 of the first authentic account of the provinces of New Spain and Central America by a well-known and educated Englishman excited widespread interest,... more...

  • The Essential Diazby Bernal Diaz del Castillo; Janet Burke; Ted Humphrey

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 10.95

    Ideally suited for use in swift-moving surveys of World, Atlantic, and Latin American history, this abridgment of Ted Humphrey and Janet Burke’s 2012 translation of the True History provides key excerpts from Diaz's text and concise summaries of omitted passages. Included in this edition is a new preface outlining the social, economic, and... more...

  • Indigenous Knowledge and Developmentby Elizabeth Anne Olson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Indigenous Knowledge and Development: Livelihoods, Health Experiences, and Medicinal Plant Knowledge in a Mexican Biosphere Reserve provides an ethnographic account of the Nahua, a group of indigenous people living in a protected area in west central Mexico. The study moves back and forth between the macro and micro to explore the relationships... more...

  • The Conquest of Mexicoby Serge Gruzinski

    Wiley 2014; US$ 36.95

    The Conquest of Mexico is a brilliant account of the Spanish conquest of Mexico, written from a new and unfamiliar angle. Gruzinski analyses the process of colonization that took place in native Indian societies over three centuries, focusing on disruptions to the Indian's memory, changes in their perception of reality, the spread of the European... 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...

  • Las Abejasby Marco Tavanti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Heir to the Empire Cityby Edward P. Kohn

    Basic Books 2013; US$ 26.99

    Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America?s prototypical “cowboy? president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly shaped Roosevelt?s identity, historian Edward P. Kohn argues that it was his hometown of New York that made him the progressive president... more...

  • Telling Maya Talesby Gary H. Gossen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Who's Your Paddy?by Jennifer Nugent Duffy

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00

    After all the green beer has been poured and the ubiquitous shamrocks fade away, what does it mean to be Irish American besides St. Patrick’s Day?  Who’s Your Paddy  traces the evolution of "Irish" as a race-based identity in the U.S. from the 19th century to the present day. Exploring how the Irish have been and continue... more...