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Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

by Rachel St. John

Line in the Sand details the dramatic transformation of the western U.S.-Mexico border from its creation at the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 to the emergence of the modern boundary line in the first...


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,...


Screening Neoliberalism: Transforming Mexican Cinema, 1988-2012

by Ignacio Sanchez Prado

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


The Codex Borgia: A Full-Color Restoration of the Ancient Mexican Manuscript

by Gisele Díaz & Alan Rodgers

First republication of remarkable repainting of great Mexican codex, dated to ca. AD 1400. 76 large full-color plates show gods, kings, warriors, mythical creatures, and abstract designs. Introduction.


Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolution

by Jürgen Buchenau

The only substantive study of Plutarco Elías Calles and the Mexican Revolution, this book traces the remarkable life story of a complex and little-understood, yet key figure in Mexico's history. Jürgen Buchenau...


A Social History of Mexico's Railroads: Peons, Prisoners, and Priests

by Teresa Van Hoy

Largely absent from our history books is the social history of railroad development in nineteenth-century Mexico, which promoted rapid economic growth that greatly benefited elites but also heavily impacted...


Mestizo: The History, Culture and Politics of the Mexican and the Chicano --The Emerging Mestizo-Americans

by Arnoldo Carlos Vento

This text covers over 2,000 years, tracing the roots of the contemporary Mexican-American. It utilizes the fields of history, political science, cultural anthropology, folklore, literature, sociolinguistics,...


On the Border: Society and Culture between the United States and Mexico

by Andrew Grant Wood, Víctor Manuel Macías-González, Juan Cabeza de Baca & Vincent Cabeza de Baca et al.

A stunningly beautiful backdrop where cultures meet, meld, and thrive, the U.S.-Mexico borderlands is one of the most dynamic regions in the Americas. On the Border explores little-known corners of this fascinating...


The Birth of Modern Mexico, 1780-1824

by Christon I. Archer

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...


Religious Culture in Modern Mexico

by Martin Austin Nesvig

This nuanced book considers the role of religion and religiosity in modern Mexico, breaking new ground with an emphasis on popular religion and its relationship to politics. The contributors highlight the multifaceted...


The Human Tradition in Mexico

by Jeffrey M. Pilcher

The Human Tradition in Mexico is a book of real-life stories of Mexicans throughout more than 250 years of the country's history. This text does not focus on presidents, generals, and other well-known figures,...


The Women's Revolution in Mexico, 1910-1953

by Patience A. Schell, Stephanie Mitchell, Nichole Sanders & Carmen Ramos Escandón et al.

This book reinvigorates the debate on the Mexican Revolution, exploring what this pivotal event meant to women. The contributors offer a fresh look at women's participation in their homes and workplaces and...


The A to Z of the United States-Mexican War

by Edward H. Moseley & Paul C. Clark Jr.

The first reference work of its kind, this volume on the United States-Mexican War encompasses the decade of the 1840s, focusing on the war years of 1846-1848. More than a dozen maps were drawn for this book,...


Minerals, Collecting, and Value across the US-Mexico Border

by Elizabeth Emma Ferry

Elizabeth Emma Ferry traces the movement of minerals as they circulate from Mexican mines to markets, museums, and private collections on both sides of the US-Mexico border. She describes how and why these byproducts...


The Mexicans

by Patrick Oster

The Mexicans is a multifaceted portrait of the complex, increasingly turbulent neighbor to our south. It is the story of a country in crisis -- poverty, class tensions, political corruption -- as told through...


A New Time for Mexico

by Carlos Fuentes

In the essays in A New Time for Mexico, Carlos Fuentes discusses the history, origins and nature of Mexico's political system and the unforeseen, tumultuous events that began in 1994 with the rebellion in Chiapas...


Mexico

by Enrique Krauze

The concentration of power in the caudillo (leader) is as much a formative element of Mexican culture and politics as the historical legacy of the Aztec emperors, Cortez, the Spanish Crown, the Mother Church...


The A to Z of Ancient Mesoamerica

by Joel W. Palka

The A to Z of Ancient Mesoamerica covers some of the major discoveries throughout ancient Mesoamerica from the last 100 years. The results of previous and continuing research and explorations, plus recent interpretations...


Opening Mexico

by Julia Preston & Samuel Dillon

The Story of Mexico's political rebirth, by two pulitzer prize-winning reporters

Opening Mexico is a narrative history of the citizens' movement which dismantled the kleptocratic one-party state that dominated...


Cartel

by Sylvia Longmire

Having followed Mexico's cartels for years, border security expert Sylvia Longmire takes us deep into the heart of their world to witness a dangerous underground that will do whatever it takes to deliver drugs...