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The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial MexicoStanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99
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...
- Potomac Books 2017; US$ 29.95
While the Great War raged across the trench-lined battlefields of Europe, a hidden conflict took place in the distant hinterlands of the turbulent Mexican Republic. German officials and secret-service operatives plotted to bring war to the United States through an array of schemes and strategies, from training a German-Mexican army for a cross-border... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 14.99
Receive Our Memories presents and contextualizes the translated letters of Luz Moreno, an ex-sharecropper in a Mexican town, to his daughter, Francisca Moreno Rivera, after she married and left her family to work in the canneries of Stockton, California. Offering a personal look at the everyday lives of the marginalized people impacted by US-Mexico... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This study examines mobility and migration patterns in early nineteenth-century Guadalajara, Mexico. Using data from censuses, notarial records, wills, and other sources, it reveals a high level of mobility that was short term and often cyclical and argues that mobility affected the vast majority of the city?s residents. more...
- Quercus 2016; US$ 18.99
When the mutilated body of Mayra Cabral de Melo is found in a dusty field, Detective Edgar "Lefty" Mendieta has personal reasons for bringing the culprit to justice. Mayra, a well-known stripper, had no shortage of ardent, deluded and downright dangerous admirers, and Lefty himself is haunted by the night he spent in her company. As Mexico's drug... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99
The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954 offers a comprehensive history of the INS in the southwestern borderlands, tracing the ways in which local immigration officials both made and enforced the nation's immigration laws. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99
For many generations, the Nahuas of Mexico maintained their tradition of the xiuhpohualli (SHOO-po-wa-lee), or "year counts," telling and performing their history around communal firesides so that the memory of it would not be lost. When the Spaniards came, young Nahuas took the Roman letters taught them by the friars and used the new alphabet to record... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
Le musée de l?Orangerie à Paris présente une exposition intitulée Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera . L?art en fusion (9 octobre 2013 - 13 janvier 2014) dédiée à ces deux artistes, dont « l?histoire ? écrit J.M.G. Le Clézio dans l?essai qu?il leur a consacré... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2016; US$ 95.00
Using a wide array of new archival sources, Alexander demonstrates that the transformative political decisions made by civilian government officials, after the 1946 election, represented both their collective values as a generation and their effort to adapt those values to the realities of the Cold War. more...