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Mexico

  • They Should Stay Thereby Fernando Saúl Alanís Enciso; Russ Davidson; Mark Overmyer-Velazquez

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Here, for the first time in English—and from the Mexican perspective—is the story of Mexican migration to the United States and the astonishing forced repatriation of hundreds of thousands of people to Mexico during the worldwide economic crisis of the Great Depression. While Mexicans were hopeful for economic reform following the Mexican revolution,... more...

  • Agrarian Crossingsby Tore C. Olsson

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    In the 1930s and 1940s, rural reformers in the United States and Mexico waged unprecedented campaigns to remake their countrysides in the name of agrarian justice and agricultural productivity. Agrarian Crossings tells the story of how these campaigns were conducted in dialogue with one another as reformers in each nation came to exchange models,... more...

  • Redeeming the Revolutionby Joseph U. Lenti

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 35.00

    A tale of sin and redemption, Joseph U. Lenti’s Redeeming the Revolution demonstrates how the killing of hundreds of student protestors in Mexico City’s Tlatelolco district on October 2–3, 1968, sparked a crisis of legitimacy that moved Mexican political leaders to reestablish their revolutionary credentials with the working class, a sector only... more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexicoby Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    In this title, first published in 1984, the author examines the social and political forces surrounding the practice of anthropology at different periods in the history of Mexico since 1917. She does this by analysing and tracing the development of competing anthropological perspectives, from ethnographic particularism and functionalism through indigenismo,... more...

  • Murder and Counterrevolution in Mexicoby Friedrich E. Schuler; Friedrich E. Schuler

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 30.00

    Admiral Paul von Hintze arrived in Mexico in the spring of 1911 to serve as Germany’s ambassador to a country in a state of revolution. Germany’s emperor Wilhelm II had selected Hintze as his personal eyes and ears in Mexico (and concomitantly the neighboring United States) during the portentous years leading up to the First World War. The ambassador... more...

  • San Miguel de Allendeby Lisa Pinley Covert

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 30.00

    Struggling to free itself from a century of economic decline and stagnation, the town of San Miguel de Allende, nestled in the hills of central Mexico, discovered that its “timeless” quality could provide a way forward. While other Mexican towns pursued policies of industrialization, San Miguel—on the economic, political, and cultural margins of... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutionsby Marc Becker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 28.00

    This clear and concise text extends our understanding of revolutions with a critical narrative analysis of key Latin American examples. Each case study provides an interpretive explanation of the historical context in which each movement emerged, its main goals and achievements, its shortcomings, its outcome, and its legacy. more...

  • Mexicoby Roderic Ai Camp

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    In the fully updated second edition of Mexico: What Everyone Needs to Know? , Roderic Ai Camp will take readers through the myriad issues confronting Mexico domestically and internationally. Informed and contextualized by Camp's deep knowledge of Mexican political and cultural history, the book will address Mexican security and violence, economic... more...

  • International Women's Yearby Jocelyn Olcott

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    A rich narrative of the 1975 International Women's Year Conference in Mexico City, where the idiom "sisterhood is powerful" was fractured by global feminism. more...

  • General Alonso de León's Expeditions into Texas, 1686-1690by Lola Orellano Norris

    Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available

    In the late seventeenth century, General Alonso de León led five military expeditions from northern New Spain into what is now Texas in search of French intruders who had settled on lands claimed by the Spanish crown. Lola Orellano Norris has identified sixteen manuscript copies of de León’s meticulously kept expedition diaries. These documents hold... more...