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- Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Compañeras is the untold story of women's involvement in the Zapatista movement, the indigenous rebellion that has inspired grassroots activists around the world for over two decades. Gathered here are the stories of grandmothers, mothers, and daughters who became guerilla insurgents and political leaders, educators and healers?who worked collectively... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 18.99
As late as the 1960s, tacos were virtually unknown outside Mexico and the American Southwest. Within fifty years the United States had shipped taco shells everywhere from Alaska to Australia, Morocco to Mongolia. But how did this tasty hand-held food--and Mexican food more broadly--become so ubiquitous?In Planet Taco, Jeffrey Pilcher traces the historical... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.95
Into this illuminating study of the meaning of Mexico?s recent history Frank Tannenbaum has put the distillation of more than three decades of the familiarity with that country. Having traveled Mexico from the Rio Grande to the Guatemalan border, from the Gulf to the Pacific, and having been friendly with peasants, city folk, politicians, philosophers,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99
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...
- UPA 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$ 40.99
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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 35.00
During the first two decades following the Mexican Revolution, children in the country gained unprecedented consideration as viable cultural critics, social actors, and subjects of reform. Not only did they become central to the reform agenda of the revolutionary nationalist government; they were also the beneficiaries of the largest percentage of... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 2.85
En este libro Saco analiza la historia de los movimientos políticos que pretendían la anexión de Cuba a los Estados Unidos durante el siglo XIX. Biographische Informationen José Antonio Saco y López-Cisneros (1797-Barcelona, 1879). Cuba. Fue discípulo de Félix Varela en el Seminario de San Carlos, donde se graduó como bachiller en Derecho... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 5.72
Aquí se narra la historia del "Nuevo Mundo" desde su descubrimiento hasta 1575. El autor nació en Toledo en 1514 y, tras un periodo en la universidad de Salamanca, fue a vivir a México en 1550 donde frecuentó el entorno de la corte y en particular el de los altos funcionarios de la Iglesia. Catedrático y después rector de la recién fundada... more...