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  • Annals of Native Americaby Camilla Townsend

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    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...

  • Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. L?art en fusion (Paris-2013)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    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...

  • Paisanosby Tim Fanning

    Gill Books 2016; US$ 15.99

    Paisanos tells the epic story of the forgotten Irish men and women who changed the face of Latin America forever from armed revolutionaries like Bernardo O?Higgins and James Rooke to trailblazing women like Eliza Lynch and Camila O?Gorman. more...

  • The Sorrows of Mexicoby Lydia Cacho; Anabel Hernández; Juan Villoro; Diego Enrique Osorno; Sergio González Rodríguez; Marcela Turati; Emiliano Ruiz Parra; Elena Poniatowska; Samantha Schnee; Jennifer Adcock; Catherine Mansfield

    Quercus 2016; US$ 18.99

    With contributions from seven of Mexico's finest journalists, t his is reportage at its bravest and most necessary - it has the power to change the world's view of their country, and by the force of its truth, to start to heal the country's many sorrows. Supported the Arts Council Grant's for the Arts Programme and by PEN Promotes Veering... more...

  • Hotel Mexicoby George F. Flaherty

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    In 1968, Mexico prepared to host the Olympic games amid growing civil unrest. The spectacular sports facilities and urban redevelopment projects built by the government in Mexico City mirrored the country?s rapid but uneven modernization. In the same year, a street-savvy democratization movement led by students emerged in the city. Throughout the summer,... more...

  • The Mark of Rebelsby Barry M. Robinson

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    In The Mark of Rebels Barry Robinson offers a new look at Mexican Independence from the perspective of an indigenous population caught in the heart of the struggle. During the conquest and settlement of Mexico?s Western Sierra Madre, Spain?s indigenous allies constructed an indio fronterizo identity for their ethnically diverse descendants. These... more...

  • Radio in Revolutionby J. Justin Castro

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 30.00

    Long before the Arab Spring and its use of social media demonstrated the potent intersection between technology and revolution, the Mexican Revolution employed wireless technology in the form of radiotelegraphy and radio broadcasting to alter the course of the revolution and influence how political leaders reconstituted the government. Radio in... more...

  • Urban Indians in a Silver Cityby Dana Murillo; Dana Velasco Murillo

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    In the sixteenth century, silver mined by native peoples became New Spain's most important export. Silver production served as a catalyst for northern expansion, creating mining towns that led to the development of new industries, markets, population clusters, and frontier institutions. Within these towns, the need for labor, raw materials, resources,... more...

  • Miguel Proby Marisol López-Menéndez

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    Miguel Pro: Martyrdom and Politics in Twentieth-Century Mexico examines the complex relationship of modern martyrdom as preserved by memory and factual truth, and as retold through stories intended to impel evolving political and religious aims. López-Menéndez uses the 1927 execution of Miguel Pro, a Jesuit priest caught in the bloody conflict... more...

  • City on Fireby Anna Rose Alexander

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    By the mid-nineteenth century, efforts to modernize and industrialize Mexico City had the unintended consequence of exponentially increasing the risk of fire while also breeding a culture of fear. Through an array of archival sources, Anna Rose Alexander argues that fire became a catalyst for social change, as residents mobilized to confront the problem.... more...