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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1995; US$ 28.99
When the Spaniards settled in Latin America, they immediately surrounded themselves with cities. Equating civilization with urban existence, the early conquerors of the New World rapidly established themselves as urban lords. Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority, ecclesiastical... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99
This book reinvigorates the debate on the Mexican Revolution, exploring what this pivotal event meant to women. The contributors offer a fresh look at women's participation in their homes and workplaces and through politics and community activism. Drawing on a variety of perspectives, the volume illuminates the ways women variously accepted, contested,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how state and rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of a re-emergence of constitutional promises and projects in much of the developing world. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 32.99
Defending 'la Patria,' or 'homeland,' is the historical mission claimed by Latin American armed forces. For la Patria is a comprehensive narrative history of the military's political role in Latin America in national defense and security. Latin American civil-military relations and the role of the armed forces in politics, like those of all modern... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00
Es medianoche en México, 2007. El periodista, Alfredo Corchado recibe una llamada telefónica de su fuente principal para informarle que hay un plan para asesinarlo por parte de un poderoso capo. Pronto averigua que lo quieren matar porque uno de sus artículos en el Dallas Morning News afectó los sobornos que los narcotraficantes entregan a policías,... more...
- Smithsonian 2013; US$ 39.95
Open Borders to a Revolution is a collective enterprise studying the immediate and long-lasting effects of the Mexican Revolution in the United States in such spheres as diplomacy, politics, and intellectual thought. It marks both the bicentennial of Latin America?s independence from Spain and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution, an anniversary... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 22.00
Argues that Latin America has a distinctive, enduring form of hierarchical capitalism characterized by multinational corporations, diversified business groups, low skills and segmented labor markets. more...
- University Press of America 1997; US$ 69.99
This text covers over 2,000 years, tracing the roots of the contemporary Mexican-American. It utilizes the fields of history, political science, cultural anthropology, folklore, literature, sociolinguistics, Latin American studies and ethnic studies. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 36.99
Largely absent from our history books is the social history of railroad development in nineteenth-century Mexico, which promoted rapid economic growth that greatly benefited elites but also heavily impacted rural and provincial Mexican residents in communities traversed by the rails. In this beautifully written and original book, Teresa Van Hoy connects... more...