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  • Bracerosby Deborah Cohen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    At the beginning of World War II, the United States and Mexico launched the bracero program, a series of labor agreements that brought Mexican men to work temporarily in U.S. agricultural fields. In Braceros , Deborah Cohen asks why these migrants provoked so much concern and anxiety in the United States and what the Mexican government expected to... more...

  • Gender and the Mexican Revolutionby Stephanie Jo Smith

    The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    The state of Yucatan is commonly considered to have been a hotbed of radical feminism during the Mexican Revolution. Challenging this romanticized view, Stephanie Smith examines the revolutionary reforms designed to break women's ties to tradition and religion, as well as the ways in which women shaped these developments. Smith analyzes the various... more...

  • Chinese Mexicansby Julia María Schiavone Camacho

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    At the turn of the twentieth century, a wave of Chinese men made their way to the northern Mexican border state of Sonora to work and live. The ties--and families--these Mexicans and Chinese created led to the formation of a new cultural identity: Chinese Mexican. During the tumult of the Mexican Revolution of 1910, however, anti-Chinese sentiment... more...

  • The Spanish Invasion of Mexico 1519?1521by Charles M Robinson III

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    The Spanish conquest of Mexico was the most remarkable military expedition in history, and in achieving it, Hernan Cortes proved himself as one of the greatest generals of all time. This book explains the background of the Aztec Empire and of the Spanish presence in Mexico. It describes the lives of the Aztecs in their glittering capital and of the... more...

  • The Hunt for Pancho Villaby Alejandro de Quesada; Peter Dennis; Donato Spedaliere; Johnny Shumate

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 13.99

    On March 9, 1916, troops under the command of Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, New Mexico and its local detachment of the US 13th Cavalry Regiment, killing 18 people and burning the town. Six days later, on orders from President Woodrow Wilson, General John J. "Black Jack?? Pershing led an expeditionary force of 4,800 men into Mexico to capture Villa.... more...

  • Mexican Exodusby Julia G. Young

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 72.99

    The book investigates the formation of the Cristero diaspora, a network of Mexican emigrants, exiles, and refugees across the United States who supported a Mexican Catholic uprising during the late 1920s. These emigrants had a profound and enduring impact on Mexican American community formation, political affiliations, and religious devotion. more...

  • Development and Growth in the Mexican Economyby Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid; Jaime Ros

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    This book provides an overview of Mexico's economic development since Independence identifying its binding constraints in different periods and the ways in which they have been tried to be removed by economic policies. It gives special attention to developments since 1940 and presents a re-evaluation, critical of the dominant trend in the economic... more...

  • Aztec Warriorby John Pohl; Adam Hook

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 13.99

    According to one popular image, the Aztec army was a ruthless and efficient war machine, that established an empire by convincingly overwhelming its neighbors, sacrificing thousands to bloodthirsty gods along the way. From a contrasting perspective, its native warriors were no match for the modern warring methods of Cortés' greatly outnumbered Spaniards,... more...

  • Buñuel and Mexicoby Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Though Luis Buñuel, one of the most important filmmakers of the twentieth century, spent his most productive years as a director in Mexico, film histories and criticism invariably pay little attention to his work during this period. The only book-length English-language study of Buñuel's Mexican films, this book is the first to explore a significant... more...

  • The Blood of the Serpentby Robert Joe Stout

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Inside Mexico - a historian and talented writer provides a comprehensive view of the history and culture, with throbbing scenes of contemporary. life at all levels and in all regions. more...