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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
This fascinating book is the product of intensive scholarly research, its exacting illustrations based on choice examples of Mexican Indian textiles in many different museums and private collections. Incorporating abstract and geometric forms as well as highly stylized images of flowers, plants, animals, birds, and humans, the patterns represent... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95
Considered by many scholars the finest extant Mexican codex and one of the most important original sources for the study of pre-Columbian religion, the Codex Borgia is a work of profound beauty, filled with strange and evocative images related to calendrical, cosmological, ritual, and divinatory matters. Generally similar to such Mixtec manuscripts... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 28.95
Political participation rates have declined steadily in Mexico since the 1990s. The decline has been most severe among the poor, producing a stratified pattern that more and more mirrors Mexico?s severe socioeconomic inequalities. Poverty of Democracy examines the political marginalization of Mexico?s poor despite their key role in the struggle for... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 35.00
The Heart in the Glass Jar begins with one man?s literal heart (that of a prominent statesman in mid-nineteenth-century Mexico) but is truly about the hearts, bodies, legal entanglements, and letters?as both symbols and material objects?of northern Mexicans from the 1860s through the 1930s. William E. French?s innovative study of courtship... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
Medicine on the Periphery traces the development of Yucatán?s medical institutions, public health programs, healers, and changing disease environment from the 1870s through 1960. The biomedicalization of Yucatán?s public health system is analyzed within the Atlantic medical community and the emerging revolutionary state of central Mexico. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
The full text of The History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present traces the last 500 years of Mexican history, from the indigenous empires devastated by the Spanish conquest through the 21 st -century, including the election of 2012. Written in a clear and accessible manner, the book offers a straightforward chronological survey of Mexican history... more...
- Stanford University Press 2005; US$ 82.50
The Möbius Strip is an extensively researched study of the complex transformation of space?from the spatial politics of the state to the spatial practices of peasants?during three centuries of colonial rule in Mexico. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 38.99
Now in a thoroughly updated edition, this comprehensive and engaging text explores contemporary Mexico?s political development and examines the most important policy issues facing Mexico in the twenty-first century. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 24.99
Historian Isaac Campos combines wide-ranging archival research with the latest scholarship on the social and cultural dimensions of drug-related behavior in this telling of marijuana's remarkable history in Mexico. Introduced in the sixteenth century by the Spanish, cannabis came to Mexico as an industrial fiber and symbol of European empire. But,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 24.99
This enduring classic of Mexican literature traces the path to ruination of a country girl, Santa, who moves to Mexico City after she is impregnated and abandoned by her lover and subsequently shunned by her family. Once in the city, Santa turns to prostitution and soon gains prominence as Mexico City's most sought-after courtesan. Despite the opportunities... more...