all ebooks in category: Mexico History

«Down and Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century» by Daniel Hernandez
English | ISBN: 9781451610185 | EPUB | 0.8 MB

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 …

Chinese Porcelain in Colonial Mexico: The Material Worlds of an Early Modern Trade (Repost)
English | PDF | 2018 | 211 Pages | ISBN : 3319665464 | 5.91 MB

This book follows Chinese porcelain through the commodity chain, from its production in China to trade with Spanish Merchants in Manila, and to its eventual …

Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights
English | ISBN: 0190909625 | 2018 | 280 pages | PDF | 18 MB

The transborder modernization of Mexico and the American Southwest during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries transformed the lives of ethnic Mexicans across the …

Mexico on Main Street: Transnational Film Culture in Los Angeles before World War II
English | April 1, 2015 | ISBN: 081357076X, 0813570751 | PDF | 264 pages | 19.2 MB

In the early decades of the twentieth-century, Main Street was the heart of Los Angeles’s Mexican immigrant community. It was also the hub for an …

Bonds of Blood: Gender, Lifecycle, and Sacrifice in Aztec Culture
English | ISBN: 0230285643 | 2008 | 244 pages | PDF | 5 MB

The history of the Aztecs has been haunted by the spectre of human sacrifice. Reinvesting the Aztecs with a humanity frequently denied to them, and …

Mexico in World History (New Oxford World History)
English | September 29th, 2011 | ISBN: 0195337905, 0195153812 | 200 pages | True PDF | 3.42 MB

Drawing on materials ranging from archaeological findings to recent studies of migration issues and drug violence, William H. Beezley provides a dramatic narrative of human …

Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0674058119, 0674970896 | 320 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Under constant surveillance and policed by increasingly militarized means, Arizona's border is portrayed in the media as a site of sharp political and ethnic divisions. …

The Ideology of Creole Revolution: Imperialism and Independence in American and Latin American Political Thought
English | ISBN: 1107158478 | 2017 | 284 pages | PDF | 2 MB

The American and Latin American independence movements emerged from distinctive settings and produced divergent results, but they were animated by similar ideas. Patriotic political theorists …

Laura Méndez de Cuenca: Mexican Feminist, 1853–1928
2018 | ISBN: 0816537631 | English | 256 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Laura Méndez de Cuenca—poet, teacher, editor, writer, and feminist—dared to bypass the cultural traditions of her time. In the early 1870s, when conservative religious thought …

Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
English | ISBN: 0674737032 | 2018 | 336 pages | PDF | 13 MB

In the 1970s the Mexican government acted to alleviate rural unemployment by supporting the migration of able-bodied men. Millions crossed into the United States to …