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Mexico

  • Five Letters 1519-1526by Hernando Cortés

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1928. 'These letters, well edited tell of a great conqueror, fighting for God and his king, and reveal the might proportions of the truly Elizabethan character that was Hernando Cortés.' Times Literary Supplement. Cortés's letters to the Emperor from Mexico are half-letters, half-despatches. The letters were all written between... more...

  • All Aboutby P. S. Quick

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.99

    This fantastic book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for the Aztecs. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about the city of Tenochtitlan, religion and gods, Aztec law and many more. The 'All About' series is an educational collection of books... more...

  • The Essential Diazby Bernal Diaz del Castillo; Janet Burke; Ted Humphrey

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 10.95

    Ideally suited for use in swift-moving surveys of World, Atlantic, and Latin American history, this abridgment of Ted Humphrey and Janet Burke’s 2012 translation of the True History provides key excerpts from Diaz's text and concise summaries of omitted passages. Included in this edition is a new preface outlining the social, economic, and... more...

  • Indigenous Knowledge and Developmentby Elizabeth Anne Olson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Indigenous Knowledge and Development: Livelihoods, Health Experiences, and Medicinal Plant Knowledge in a Mexican Biosphere Reserve provides an ethnographic account of the Nahua, a group of indigenous people living in a protected area in west central Mexico. The study moves back and forth between the macro and micro to explore the relationships... more...

  • Maximilian and Carlotaby M. M. McAllen

    Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this new telling of Mexico?s Second Empire and Louis Napoléon?s installation of Maximilian von Habsburg and his wife, Carlota of Belgium, as the emperor and empress of Mexico, Maximilian and Carlota brings the dramatic, interesting, and tragic time of this six-year-siege to life. From 1861 to 1866, the French incorporated the armies of Austria,... more...

  • Working Women into the Borderlandsby Sonia Hernández; Sterling D. Evans

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    In  Working Women into the Borderlands , author Sonia Hernández sheds light on how women?s labor was shaped by US capital in the northeast region of Mexico and how women?s labor activism simultaneously shaped the nature of foreign investment and relations between Mexicans and Americans. As capital investments fueled the growth of heavy industries... more...

  • Mitchum, Mexico and the Good Neighbours Eraby Liam White

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 17.99

    Robert Mitchum was one of the most charismatic stars of the ‘classic Hollywood’ era. His screen persona was the essence of cool: tough but vulnerable, accepting of his fate with languid charm and easy humour. His films have often been seen through the lens of film noir, but they had something else in common too: the characters he played in... more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Mexican Revolution 1910-40by Philip Benson; Yvonne Berliner

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 25.58

    Ensure your students have access to the authoritative, in-depth and accessible content of this series for the IB History Diploma. This series for the IB History Diploma has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it to better fit the IB learner's needs. Each... more...

  • The Civilizing Machineby Michael Matthews

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 40.00

    In late nineteenth-century Mexico the Mexican populace was fascinated with the country?s booming railroad network. Newspapers and periodicals were filled with art, poetry, literature, and social commentaries exploring the symbolic power of the railroad. As a symbol of economic, political, and industrial modernization, the locomotive served to... 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...