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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Domestic Economiesby Ann S. Blum

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2010; US$ 30.00

    When Porfirio Díaz extended his modernization initiative in Mexico to the administration of public welfare, the families and especially the children of the urban poor became a government concern. Reforming the poor through work and by bolstering Mexico?s emerging middle class were central to the government?s goals of order and progress. But Porfirian... more...

  • False Mysticsby Nora E. Jaffary

    UNP - Nebraska 2005; US$ 24.95

    False Mystics provides a history of popular religion, race, and gender in colonial Mexico focusing on questions of spiritual and social rebellion and conformity. Nora E. Jaffary examines more than one hundred trials of ?false mystics? whom the Mexican Inquisition prosecuted in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. While the accused experienced... 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...

  • Mexican Karismataby Ellen Gunnarsdottir

    UNP - Nebraska 2004; US$ 29.95

    Mexican Karismata chronicles the life of Francisca de los Ángeles (1674?1744), the daughter of a poor Creole mother and mestizo father who became a renowned holy woman in her native city of Querétaro, Mexico, during the high Baroque period. As a precocious young visionary and later as the headmistress of an important religious institution for... more...

  • Testaments of Tolucaby Caterina Pizzigoni

    Stanford University Press 2006; US$ 62.50

    Testaments written in their own language, Nahuatl, have been crucial for reconstructing the everyday life of the indigenous people of central Mexico after Spanish contact. Those published to date have largely been from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Testaments of Toluca presents a large body of Nahuatl wills (98) from 1652 to 1783... more...

  • The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexicoby Lisa Sousa

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    This book is an ambitious and wide-ranging social and cultural history of gender relations among indigenous peoples of New Spain, from the Spanish conquest through the first half of the eighteenth century. In this expansive account, Lisa Sousa focuses on four native groups in highland Mexico?the Nahua, Mixtec, Zapotec, and Mixe?and traces cross-cultural... more...

  • The Mangy Parrot, Abridgedby Jose Joaquin Fernandez de Lizardi

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 11.95

    David Frye's abridgment of his 2003 translation of The Mangy Parrot captures all of the narrative drive, literary innovation, and biting social commentary that established Lizardi's comic masterpiece as the Don Quixote of Latin America. more...

  • National Cameraby Roberto Tejada

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; Not Available

    In National Camera, Roberto Tejada offers a comprehensive study of Mexican photography from the early twentieth century to today, demonstrating how images have shaped identities in Mexico, the United States, and the borderlands where the two nations and cultures intersect?a place Tejada calls the shared image environment. The ?problem? of photography... more...