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Mexico

  • Pesos and Politicsby Mark Wasserman

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 55.00

    The relationship between business and politics is crucial to understanding Mexican history, and Pesos and Politics explores this relationship from the mid-nineteenth century dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz through the Mexican Revolution (1876?1940). Historian Mark Wasserman argues that throughout this era, over the course of successive regimes, there... more...

  • Conflict and Carnage in Yucatánby Douglas W. Richmond

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Douglas W. Richmond is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of The Mexican Nation: Historical Continuity and Modern Change and coeditor of The Mexican Revolution: Conflict and Consolidation, 1910?1940 and Dueling Eagles: Reinterpreting the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846?1848 , among other works.... more...

  • Alexander the Great and Hernán Cortésby Justin D. Lyons

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    This biographical pairing of Alexander the Great and Hernán Cortés reflects both upon the character and the leadership abilities of the two famous conquerors. The book joins historical narrative with source analysis and consideration of moral themes revealing underappreciated aspects of their leadership. more...

  • The Southern Exodus to Mexicoby Todd W Wahlstrom

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    ? The Southern Exodus to Mexico is an intervention in borderlands history, in black-white-Indian history, in migration history, in economic history, and in the history of national, class, and racial identities. It is also that rare and wonderful kind of historical writing: a tale of roads not taken, of dreams not quite fulfilled. Even though most... more...

  • Compañerasby Hilary Klein

    Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Compañeras is the untold story of women's involvement in the Zapatista movement, the indigenous rebellion that has inspired grassroots activists around the world for over two decades. Gathered here are the stories of grandmothers, mothers, and daughters who became guerilla insurgents and political leaders, educators and healers?who worked collectively... more...

  • Heterogeneity of Beingby Marco Luis Dorfsman

    UPA 2015; US$ 59.99

    Marco Dorfsman, offers unprecedented readings of Labyrinth of Solitude , The Bow and the Lyre, Sunstone , and other works and presents one of the first sustained theoretical analyses of the Mexican difference. He extends Paz?s dialogue with crucial philosophical and political trends of his period, reading him alongside figures such as Heidegger,... more...

  • Revolution and Ideologyby John A. Britton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Mexico and the United States share a border of more than 2,000 miles, and their histories and interests have often intertwined. The Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910 and continued in one form or another for the next thirty years, was keenly observed by U.S. citizens, especially those directly involved in Mexico through property ownership, investment,... more...

  • Martín Lópezby C. Harvey Gardiner

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this study of the life of a Spaniard who came to Mexico as a conquistador and remained as a civilian citizen of New Spain, C. Harvey Gardiner gives his readers a fresh view of the warfare between Spaniard and Indian and of the less dramatic processes of colonization which established European culture in America. Conquest and colonization, usually... 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...

  • Searching for Madre Matianaby Edward Wright-Rios

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Edward Wright-Rios examines the much-maligned?and sometimes celebrated?character of Madre Matiana and her position in the development of Mexico. more...