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Mexico

  • Buñuel and Mexicoby Ernesto 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...

  • Revolutionary Daysby Ray Acosta

    Editorial Mazatlán 2010; US$ 19.95

    More than a straightforward compendium of people, places, events, and dates involved in the Mexican Revolution, this reference is designed as a guide to the basic sources, allowing readers to draw upon the best of modern scholarship on the topic. A complete, chronological listing of the persons and events of the revolution, it begins with the births... more...

  • Seen and Heard in Mexicoby Elena Jackson Albarran

    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...

  • Decolonial Voicesby Arturo J. Aldama; Naomi Quiñonez

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    The interdisciplinary essays in Decolonial Voices discuss racialized, subaltern, feminist, and diasporic identities and the aesthetic politics of hybrid and mestiza/o cultural productions. This collection represents several key directions in the field: First, it charts how subaltern cultural productions... more...

  • Railroad Radicals in Cold War Mexicoby Robert F. Alegre; Elena Poniatowska

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 40.00

    Despite the Mexican government?s projected image of prosperity and modernity in the years following World War II, workers who felt that Mexico?s progress had come at their expense became increasingly discontented. From 1948 to 1958, unelected and often corrupt officials of STFRM, the railroad workers? union, collaborated with the ruling Institutionalized... more...

  • Our Lady of Guadalupeby Carl Anderson; Eduardo Chavez

    The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 23.99

     Introduction M other of the C ivilization of L ove TWO NEW EVANGELISTS The genesis of this book occurred on July 31, 2002, the day Pope John Paul II canonized Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. We were both present that day in the basilica, but we had not yet met. One of us was par­ticipating... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Domestic Ceramic Production and Spatial Organizationby Philip J. Arnold III

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 42.00

    This ethnoarchaeological study looks at contemporary household-scale ceramic production in several Mexican communities. more...

  • Open Borders to a Revolutionby Jaime Marroquin Arredondo; Adela Pineda Franco; Magdalena Mieri

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 39.95

    Open Borders to a Revolution is a collective enterprise studying the immediate and long-lasting effects of the Mexican Revolution in the United States in such spheres as diplomacy, politics, and intellectual thought. It marks both the bicentennial of Latin America?s independence from Spain and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution, an anniversary... more...

  • General Jo Shelby's Marchby Anthony Arthur

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 26.00

    Acclaimed historian Anthony Arthur tells one of the most remarkable but surprisingly unknown stories of the post?Civil War era in full for the first time. Here is the unforgettable account of how a famous Confederate general forged a defiant new life out of crushing defeat, and how he finally achieved forgiveness and respect in his own reunited land.... more...