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  • The Manhattan Projectby David Kishik

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    In The Manhattan Project , David Kishik dares to imagine a Walter Benjamin who did not commit suicide in 1940, but managed instead to escape the Nazis to begin a long, solitary life in New York. During his anonymous, posthumous existence, while he was haunting and haunted by his new city, Benjamin composed a sequel to his Arcades Project. Just as... more...

  • The Southern Exodus to Mexicoby Todd W Wahlstrom

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    ? The Southern Exodus to Mexico is an intervention in borderlands history, in black-white-Indian history, in migration history, in economic history, and in the history of national, class, and racial identities. It is also that rare and wonderful kind of historical writing: a tale of roads not taken, of dreams not quite fulfilled. Even though most... more...

  • Best of 2014by Trinity University Press

    Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 0.00

    Selections from Trinity University Press's best books of 2014. more...

  • Revolution and Ideologyby John A. Britton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Mexico and the United States share a border of more than 2,000 miles, and their histories and interests have often intertwined. The Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910 and continued in one form or another for the next thirty years, was keenly observed by U.S. citizens, especially those directly involved in Mexico through property ownership, investment,... more...

  • The Armies of the Streetsby Adrian Cook

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In July 1863 New York City experienced widespread rioting unparalleled in the history of the nation. Here for the first time is a scholarly analysis of the Draft Riots, dealing with motives and with the reasons for the recurring civil disorders in nineteenth-century New York: the appalling living conditions, the corruption of the civic government,... more...

  • Martín Lópezby C. Harvey Gardiner

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this study of the life of a Spaniard who came to Mexico as a conquistador and remained as a civilian citizen of New Spain, C. Harvey Gardiner gives his readers a fresh view of the warfare between Spaniard and Indian and of the less dramatic processes of colonization which established European culture in America. Conquest and colonization, usually... more...

  • Mexican Lobbyby Thomas D. Schoonover

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    For Americans the Civil War was simply an internal conflict, and they have emphasized its military exploits and the romantic myths that have grown up around it. They have given little regard to its international aspects. In truth, however, the American Civil War attracted worldwide attention. Other nations followed the fortunes of the war and sought... more...

  • Mercados de la Mixtecaby Laura Van Broekhoven

    Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Los mercados de la Mixteca son colectividades vibrantes y dinámicas que funcionan y forman parte del macrocontexto de la globalización, desde el consumismo hasta el movimiento mundial de productos y personas. Por lo general, la historia económica más formal deja mudos a los actores que definen esta economía: los comerciantes.... more...

  • Upsetting the Apple Cartby Frederick Douglass Opie

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Upsetting the Apple Cart looks at the history of black-Latino coalitions in New York City from 1959 to 1989. In those years, African American and Latino Progressives organized, mobilized, and transformed neighborhoods, workplaces, university campuses, and representative government in the nation?s urban capital. The book makes new contributions to... more...

  • Das politische System Mexikosby Barbara Schröter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 59.99

    Dieses Buch bietet eine Einführung in die Politik, die Ökonomie und die Gesellschaft Mexikos, wobei die zentralen politischen Institutionen, Akteure und Politikfelder vorgestellt werden. Die politische Entwicklung des Landes ist besonders interessant vor dem Hintergrund des Endes des autokratischen Herrschaftssystems der Partei der Institutionalisierten... more...