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Latin America

  • Murder and Counterrevolution in Mexicoby Friedrich E. Schuler; Friedrich E. Schuler

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 30.00

    Admiral Paul von Hintze arrived in Mexico in the spring of 1911 to serve as Germany?s ambassador to a country in a state of revolution. Germany?s emperor Wilhelm II had selected Hintze as his personal eyes and ears in Mexico (and concomitantly the neighboring United States) during the portentous years leading up to the First World War. The ambassador... more...

  • San Miguel de Allendeby Lisa Pinley Covert

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 30.00

    Struggling to free itself from a century of economic decline and stagnation, the town of San Miguel de Allende, nestled in the hills of central Mexico, discovered that its ?timeless? quality could provide a way forward. While other Mexican towns pursued policies of industrialization, San Miguel?on the economic, political, and cultural margins of... more...

  • General Alonso de León's Expeditions into Texas, 1686-1690by Lola Orellano Norris

    Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available

    In the late seventeenth century, General Alonso de León led five military expeditions from northern New Spain into what is now Texas in search of French intruders who had settled on lands claimed by the Spanish crown. Lola Orellano Norris has identified sixteen manuscript copies of de León?s meticulously kept expedition diaries. These documents hold... more...

  • The Mayan Languagesby Judith Aissen; Nora C. England; Roberto Zavala Maldonado

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 340.00

    The Mayan Languages presents a comprehensive survey of the language family associated with the Classic Mayan civilization (AD 200?900), a family whose individual languages are still spoken today by at least six million indigenous Maya in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. This unique resource is an ideal reference for advanced undergraduate... more...

  • Paisanos Chinosby Fredy Gonzalez

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Paisanos Chinos tracks Chinese Mexican transnational political activities in the wake of the anti-Chinese campaigns that crossed Mexico in 1931. Threatened by violence, Chinese Mexicans strengthened their ties to China?both Nationalist and Communist?as a means of safeguarding their presence. Paisanos Chinos illustrates the ways in which transpacific... more...

  • Chosen Nationby Benjamin W. Goossen

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 49.50 US$ 45.05

    During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the global Mennonite church developed an uneasy relationship with Germany. Despite the religion's origins in the Swiss and Dutch Reformation, as well as its longstanding pacifism, tens of thousands of members embraced militarist German nationalism. Chosen Nation is a sweeping history of this encounter... more...

  • The Lords of Tetzcocoby Bradley Benton

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The book examines how the indigenous nobility of Tetzcoco navigated the tumult of Spanish conquest and early colonialism. more...

  • A History of Infamyby Pablo Piccato

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    A History of Infamy explores the broken nexus between crime, justice, and truth in mid-twentieth-century Mexico. Faced with the violence and impunity that defined politics, policing, and the judicial system in post-revolutionary times, Mexicans sought truth and justice outside state institutions. During this period, criminal news and crime fiction... more...

  • The United States and Latin Americaby Jeffrey Taffet; Dustin Walcher

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    The United States and Latin America presents a complex and dynamic view of the relationship between the United States and Latin America. Through a combination of targeted, thematic chapters and a range of freshly-translated documents,  Jeffrey F. Taffet and Dustin Walcher illuminate the historical continuities and conflicts between the two regions... more...

  • Problems in Modern Mexican Historyby William H. Beezley; Monica A. Rankin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 25.00

    This compelling reader collects a rich array of documents that show how Mexicans viewed their history and culture since independence. Offering a wide variety of materials ?texts, visuals, videos, and sounds? that can be tailored to the needs of individual instructors, these sources will ? stimulate critical thinking and give students new... more...