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  • Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolutionby Jürgen Buchenau

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.99

    The only substantive study of Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolution, this book traces the remarkable life story of a complex and little-understood, yet key figure in Mexico's history. Jürgen Buchenau draws on a rich array of archival evidence from Mexico, the United States, and Europe to explore Calles's origins and political trajectory,... more...

  • The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780?1824by Christon I. Archer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99

    The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780?1824 investigates the roots of the Mexican Independence era from a variety of perspectives. The essays in this volume link the pre-1810 late Bourbon period to the War of Independence (1810?1821), analyze many crucial aspects of the decade of conflict, and illustrate the continuities with the first years of the independent... more...

  • On the Borderby Andrew Grant Wood; María S. Arbeláez; Daniel D. Arreola; Juan Cabeza de Baca; Vincent Cabeza de Baca; Travis Du Bry; Josiah McC. Hayman; Víctor Manuel Macías-González; Jeffrey M. Pilcher; Eric Michael Schantz; Lawrence D. Taylor; Paul Vanderwood; Devra Weber

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99

    A stunningly beautiful backdrop where cultures meet, meld, and thrive, the U.S.?Mexico borderlands is one of the most dynamic regions in the Americas. On the Border explores little-known corners of this fascinating area of the world in a rich collection of essays. Beginning with an exploration of mining and the rise of Tijuana, the book examines... more...

  • Waking from the Dreamby Louise Walker

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    When the postwar boom began to dissipate in the late 1960s, Mexico's middle classes awoke to a new, economically terrifying world. And following massacres of students at peaceful protests in 1968 and 1971, one-party control of Mexican politics dissipated as well. The ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party struggled to recover its legitimacy, but... more...

  • Twilight of the Mission Frontierby Jose De la Torre Curiel

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    Twilight of the Mission Frontier examines the long process of mission decline in Sonora, Mexico after the Jesuit expulsion in 1767. By reassessing the mission crisis paradigm?which speaks of a growing internal crisis leading to the secularization of the missions in the early nineteenth century?new light is shed on how demographic, cultural, economic,... more...

  • Malcontents, Rebels, and Pronunciadosby Will Fowler

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 40.00

    Behind every pronunciamiento , a formal list of grievances designed to spark political change in nineteenth-century Mexico, was a disgruntled individual, rebel, or pronunciado . Initially a role undertaken by soldiers, a pronunciado rallied military communities to petition for local, regional, and even national interests. As the popularity of these... more...

  • Chiricahua and Janosby Lance R. Blyth

    UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 60.00

    Borderlands violence, so explosive in our own time, has deep roots in history. Lance R. Blyth?s study of Chiricahua Apaches and the presidio of Janos in the U.S.-Mexican borderlands reveals how no single entity had a monopoly on coercion, and how violence became the primary means by which relations were established, maintained, or altered both within... more...

  • Drache und Federschlangeby Serge Gruzinski; Enrico Heinemann; Reinhard Tiffert

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 31.73

    16. August 1519: Hernán Cortés, begleitet von wenigen Hundert Soldaten, beginnt seinen Marsch nach Tenochtitlan, der Hauptstadt der Azteken. In der Folge gelingt es ihm in kürzester Zeit, das Reich Moctezumas zu erobern ? dieses welthistorische Ereignis begründet die spanische Kolonialherrschaft in Amerika. <br> 23. Januar 1520: Eine portugiesische... more...

  • Riot, Rebellion, and Revolutionby Friedrich Katz

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 78.50

    Since the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1920, Mexico's rebellious peasant has become a subject not only of history but of literature, film, and paintings. With his sombrero, his machete, and his rifle, he marches or rides through countless Hollywood or Mexican films, killing brutal overseers, hacienda owners, corrupt officials, and federal soldiers.... more...

  • Dying to Liveby Joseph Nevins; Mizue Aizeki

    City Lights Publishers 2013; US$ 23.95

    The real story--and human price--of US/Mexico border enforcement. more...