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- Editorial Mazatlán 2010; US$ 19.95
More than a straightforward compendium of people, places, events, and dates involved in the Mexican Revolution, this reference is designed as a guide to the basic sources, allowing readers to draw upon the best of modern scholarship on the topic. A complete, chronological listing of the persons and events of the revolution, it begins with the births... more...
- Pocket Books 2002; US$ 16.99
"If you've got a problem with New York City being the capital of the world, take it up with the Pope." As the mayor of New York City, Rudolph Giuliani was as controversial as he was determined to revitalize "the greatest city in the world." Never one to pull punches, he did things the way they had to be done, not the way everyone else thought... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 70.00
Captures the essence of life in great civilizations of the past. Each volume in this series examines a single civilization, and covers everything from landmark events and monumental achievements to geography and everyday life. more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 29.95
For more than 150 years, Brooklyn?s Gowanus Canal has been called a cesspool, an industrial dumping ground, and a blemish on the face of the populous borough?as well as one of the most important waterways in the history of New York harbor. Yet its true origins, man-made character, and importance to the city have been largely forgotten. Now,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 191.00
Viva Mexico! Border sharer. Major trade partner. Exporter of culture and citizens. Tourist destination. Mexico has always been of the utmost significance to the United States, with the shared 2,000-mile border, historical ties in mutual territory, and history of Mexican labor coming north and American tourists heading south. Fresh, current information... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 37.99
The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780?1824 investigates the roots of the Mexican Independence era from a variety of perspectives. The essays in this volume link the pre-1810 late Bourbon period to the War of Independence (1810?1821), analyze many crucial aspects of the decade of conflict, and illustrate the continuities with the first years of the independent... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 23.00
In 1793 James F. Brown was born a slave, and in 1868 he died a free man. At age 34 he ran away from his native Maryland to pass the remainder of his life as a gardener to a wealthy family in the Hudson Valley. Two years after his escape and manumission, he began a diary which he kept until his death. In Freedom?s Gardener , Myra B. Young Armstead... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 43.00
This ethnoarchaeological study looks at contemporary household-scale ceramic production in several Mexican communities. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 26.00
Acclaimed historian Anthony Arthur tells one of the most remarkable but surprisingly unknown stories of the post?Civil War era in full for the first time. Here is the unforgettable account of how a famous Confederate general forged a defiant new life out of crushing defeat, and how he finally achieved forgiveness and respect in his own reunited land.... more...