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Yesterday's Train

by Terry Pindell

Since 1988, Terry Pindell has been exploring North America, seeking integration of past and present, history and headlines. The result has been three highly acclaimed book spinning a beautiful web of culture,...


Mexican Wilderness and Wildlife

by Ben Tinker, Doris L. Tischler & A. Starker Leopold

From the mountainous area bordering Arizona and New Mexico, the western range of the Sierra Madres reaches south into Mexico to the state of Jalisco. The eastern range stretches from the Texas border down to...


Origins of the War with Mexico: The Polk-Stockton Intrigue

by Glenn W. Price

In the spring of 1846 James K. Polk announced that the Mexican Army had invaded United States territory and had "shed American blood upon the American soil." This political rhetoric, as Glenn W. Price establishes...


Attack and Counterattack: The Texas-Mexican Frontier, 1842

by Joseph Milton Nance

It is 1842-a dramatic year in the history of Texas-Mexican relations. After five years of uneasy peace, of futile negotiations, of border raids and temporary, unofficial truces, a series of military actions...


Religion and Revolution in Mexico's North: Even Unto Death . . . Tengamos Fe

by Philip R. Stover

Religion and revolution reverberated through northern Mexico like the thunder and lightning of its wild and fierce storms. Religion and Revolution in Mexico?s North reveals the motivation behind the madness...


Maximilian Affair

by Sara Yorke Stevenson

Of all the Eye-Witness books the Sara Yorke Stevenson's Maximilian in Mexico: A Woman's Reminiscences of the French Intervention 1862 - 1867 is one of the most lucid, informed, and balanced. He write this reportage...


Yesterday in Mexico: A Chronicle of the Revolution, 1919-1936

by John W. F. Dulles

Early in a sixteen-year sojourn in Mexico as an engineer for an American mining company, John W. F. Dulles became fascinated by the story of Mexico's emergence as a modern nation, and was imbued with the urge...


Fields of the Tzotzil: The Ecological Bases of Tradition in Highland Chiapas

by George A. Collier

Fields of the Tzotzil is the first study of social processes in contemporary highland Maya communities to encompass a regional view of the highlands of Chiapas as a system. In viewing tradition, not as a survival...


The History of Capitalism in Mexico: Its Origins, 1521-1763

by Enrique Semo & Lidia Lozano

What lies at the center of the Mexican colonial experience? Should Mexican colonial society be construed as a theoretical monolith, capitalist from its inception, or was it essentially feudal, as traditional...


Revolution at Queretaro: The Mexican Constitutional Convention of 1916-1917

by E.V., Jr. Niemeyer

In two of the most fateful months of Mexican history, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1916-1917 came to grips with the basic problem of twentieth-century Mexico. They hammered out pragmatic...


Mexican Financial Development

by Dwight S. Brothers & Leopoldo Solís M.

The development of the Mexican financial system as it has related to the remarkable growth of the Mexican economy is examined in this book.Believing that a better understanding of the past will permit a more...


Screening Neoliberalism: Transforming Mexican Cinema, 1988-2012

by Ignacio Sanchez Prado

The silver screen of Mexico, as it appears at home and abroad


Ranchero Revolt: The Mexican Revolution in Guerrero

by Ian Jacobs

The Mexican Revolution has most often been characterized as the revolt of the oppressed rural masses against the conservative regime of Porfirio Díaz. In Ranchero Revolt Ian Jacobs challenges this populist...


Anarchism & the Mexican Working Class, 1860-1931

by John M. Hart

The anarchist movement had a crucial impact upon the Mexican working class between 1860 and 1931. John M. Hart destroys some old myths and brings new information to light as he explores anarchism's effect on...


The Political Evolution of the Mexican People

by Justo Sierra, Charles Ramsdell & Edmundo O'Gorman

Are the Mexican people the children of Moctezuma or the children of Cortés? This question, long the central problem of Mexican historians, Justo Sierra answered by saying, "The Mexicans are the sons of the...


Men in a Developing Society: Geographic and Social Mobility in Monterrey, Mexico

by Jorge Balán, Harley Linwood Browning & Elizabeth Jelin

The central objective of Men in a Developing Society is to show, as concretely as possible, how men experience a period of rapid economic development, particularly in the areas of migration, occupational mobility,...


Land, Livelihood, and Civility in Southern Mexico: Oaxaca Valley Communities in History

by Scott Cook

In the Valley of Oaxaca in Mexico's Southern Highland region, three facets of sociocultural life have been interconnected and interactive from colonial times to the present: first, community land as a space...


Barbarous Mexico

by John Kenneth Turner & Sinclair Snow

American historians preoccupied with the stirring events of the Mexican Revolution and the years following tend to neglect the basic causes of the conflict. John Kenneth Turner-a crusading California newspaperman-presents...


Pre-Colombian Cities

by Jorge Enrique Hardoy

What visitor to Mexico City, unaware of its pre-Hispanic history, could imagine that right under a Christian Church may still lie the remains of the sinister tzompantli, the Aztecs' altar of skulls? Professor...


Profile of Man and Culture in Mexico

by Samuel Ramos, Peter G. Earle & Thomas B. Irving

Profile of Man and Culture in Mexico, originally written in 1934, is addressed to the author's compatriots, but it speaks to people, wherever they are, who are interested in enriching their own lives and in...