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Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City
Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City
by Vera S. Candiani
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Not long after the conquest, the City of Mexico's rise to become the crown jewel in the Spanish empire was compromised by the lakes that surrounded it. Their increasing propensity to overflow destroyed wealth and alarmed urban elites, who responded with... (read more)

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Jesuit Student Groups, the Universidad Iberoamericana, and Political Resistance in Mexico, 1913-1979
Jesuit Student Groups, the Universidad Iberoamericana, and Political Resistance in Mexico, 1913-1979
by David Espinosa
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The history of Mexico in the twentieth century is marked by conflict between church and state. This book focuses on the efforts of the Roman Catholic Church to influence Mexican society through Jesuit-led organizations such as the Mexican Catholic Youth... (read more)

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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The heyday of whaling examined through the plight of the Whaleship Essex. This is the best sort of popular history writing.... (read more)

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Sustaining the Borderlands in the Age of NAFTA: Development, Politics, and Participation on the Us-Mexico Border
Sustaining the Borderlands in the Age of NAFTA: Development, Politics, and Participation on the Us-Mexico Border
by Suzanne Simon
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The reality of environmental activism and political participation on the US-Mexico... (read more)

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Handbook to Life in the Aztec World (Handbook to Life)
Handbook to Life in the Aztec World (Handbook to Life)
by Manuel Aguilar-moreno
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Since its violent dissolution in 1521, the Aztec Empire of Mexico has continually intrigued us. Recent discoveries resulting from the excavation of the Templo Mayor in the heart of Mexico City have taught us even more about this fascinating culture. The... (read more)

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Que Vivan Los Tamales! (98 Edition)
Que Vivan Los Tamales! (98 Edition)
by Jeffrey M. Pilcher
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This cultural history of food in Mexico traces the influence of gender, race, and class on food preferences from Aztec times to the present.... (read more)

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El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin
El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin
by Molly Molloy
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In this unprecedented and chilling monologue, a repentant Mexican hitman tells the unvarnished truth about the war on drugs on the American. El Sicario is the hidden face of America's war on drugs. He is a contract killer who functioned as a commandante... (read more)

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The Devil's Highway: A True Story
The Devil's Highway: A True Story
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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"In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, a place called the Devil's Highway. Fathers and sons, brothers and strangers, entered a desert so harsh and... (read more)

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Zapotec: Weavers of Teotitlan
Zapotec: Weavers of Teotitlan
by Andra F Stanton
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This beautifully illustrated book celebrates the enduring weaving tradition of the Zapotec Indians of Teotitlan, Mexico, who have been producing textiles since at least 900 B.C.... (read more)

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On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
by Tony Cohan
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An American writer and his wife find a new homeand a new lease on lifein the charming sixteenth-century hill town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. When Los Angeles novelist Tony Cohan and his artist wife, Masako, visited central Mexico one winter they... (read more)

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Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico (Dialogos)
Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico (Dialogos)
by Edited By Javier Villa-flores And Sonya Lipsett-rivera.
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The history of emotions is a new approach to social history, and this book is the first in English to systematically examine emotions in colonial Mexico.... (read more)

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The Conquest of New Spain
The Conquest of New Spain
by B Diaz Del Castillo
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Fifty years after the startling defeat of the Aztecs by Hernán Cortés and his small band of adventurers, Díaz writes a magnificent account on his experience as a soldier in CortésÆs army.... (read more)

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The Mexican Revolution: A People's History
The Mexican Revolution: A People's History
by Adolfo Gilly
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An account of the twentieth century's first revolution documents the conflict between the first peasant uprisings against the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz and lvaro Obregn's inauguration as president in 1920, describing key events and the contributions... (read more)

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Quetzalcoatl and Guadalupe (76 Edition)
Quetzalcoatl and Guadalupe (76 Edition)
by Jacques Lafaye
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"In this study of complex beliefs in which Aztec religion and Spanish Catholicism blend, Lafaye demonstrates the importance of religious beliefs in the formation of the Mexican nation. Far from being of only parochial interest, this volume is of great... (read more)

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First World, Ha, Ha, Ha!
First World, Ha, Ha, Ha!
by Elaine Katzenberger
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The Zapatista Army emerged from the jungle on New Year’s Day, 1994, and provoked a national crisis in Mexico. At a demonstration in Mexico City, over 100,000 people marched together and shouted, First World, HA HA HA!—a defiant declaration... (read more)

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Down & Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century
Down & Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century
by Daniel Hernandez
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MEXICO CITY, with some 20 million inhabitants, is the largest city in the Western Hemisphere. Enormous growth, raging crime, and tumultuous politics have also made it one of the most feared and misunderstood. Yet in the past decade, the city has become a... (read more)

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Spies, Politics, and Power: El Departamento Confidencial En Mexico
Spies, Politics, and Power: El Departamento Confidencial En Mexico
by Joseph Allen Stout
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In the decades following the Mexican Revolution, regional strongmen vied with powerful generals and popular rebels for control of Mexico’s future. During this era of uprisings, government corruption, and political intrigue, Mexico took its first... (read more)

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To Die in Mexico: Dispatches from Inside the Drug War (Open Media)
To Die in Mexico: Dispatches from Inside the Drug War (Open Media)
by John Gibler
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"Gibler is something of a revelation, having been living and writing from Mexico for a range of progressive publications only since 2006, but providing reflections, insights, and a level of understanding worthy of a veteran correspondent."—Latin... (read more)

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The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata: Myth, Memory, and Mexico's Twentieth Century
The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata: Myth, Memory, and Mexico's Twentieth Century
by Samuel Brunk
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Before there was Che Guevara, there was Emiliano Zapata, the charismatic revolutionary who left indelible marks on Mexican politics and society. The sequel to Samuel Brunk's 1995 biography of Zapata, The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata traces the... (read more)

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Broken Spears Aztec Account Exp Edition
Broken Spears Aztec Account Exp Edition
by Migue Leon Portilla
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In this updated edition of the classic THE BROKEN SPEARS, Leon-Portilla has included accounts from native Aztec descendants across the centuries. Those texts bear witness to the extraordinary vitality of an oral tradition that preserves the viewpoints of... (read more)

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