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Mexico

  • 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...

  • Paisanos Chinosby Fredy Gonzalez

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Paisanos Chinos tracks Chinese Mexican transnational political activities in the wake of the anti-Chinese campaigns that crossed Mexico in 1931. Threatened by violence, Chinese Mexicans strengthened their ties to China—both Nationalist and Communist—as a means of safeguarding their presence. Paisanos Chinos illustrates the ways in which transpacific... more...

  • Conflict, Domination, and Violenceby Carlos Illades

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 27.95

    Conflict, domination, violence-in this wide-ranging, briskly narrated volume from acclaimed Mexican historian Carlos Illades, these three phenomena register the pulse of a diverse, but inequitable and discriminatory, social order. Drawing on rich and varied historical sources, Illades guides the reader through seven signal episodes in Mexican social... more...

  • A History of Infamyby Pablo Piccato

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    A History of Infamy explores the broken nexus between crime, justice, and truth in mid-twentieth-century Mexico. Faced with the violence and impunity that defined politics, policing, and the judicial system in post-revolutionary times, Mexicans sought truth and justice outside state institutions. During this period, criminal news and crime fiction... more...

  • Problems in Modern Mexican Historyby William H. Beezley; Monica A. Rankin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 25.00

    This compelling reader collects a rich array of documents that show how Mexicans viewed their history and culture since independence. Offering a wide variety of materials —texts, visuals, videos, and sounds— that can be tailored to the needs of individual instructors, these sources will ​ stimulate critical thinking and give students new... more...