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Anarchism in Latin America

by Ángel J. Cappelletti

<p>No comprable history exists.</p> <p>Available material in English tends to be fragmentary and country-specific. This is the first regional history ever published in English.</p> <p>Less a comprehensive history than an overview that dips ...

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Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

by Herbert Joseph Spinden

<p>Although lying within the tropics, the territory extending from the Isthmus of Panama to Central Mexico exhibits great extremes of climate and topography and hence of plant and animal life. The year is everywhere divided into a wet and a dry ...

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Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexico

by Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara

<p>In this title, first published in 1984, the author examines the social and political forces surrounding the practice of anthropology at different periods in the history of Mexico since 1917. She does this by analysing and tracing the ...

ISBN: 9781351722704

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Antiquities of Mexico

by History and Civilization Collection

<p>This book deals with the antiquities of Mexico (with illustrations).<br /> “The Mexican Republic extends from the fifteenth to the thirtieth degree of north latitude, and embraces an area of about 750,000 square miles. It is traversed by the

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Apostle of Progress

Modesto C. Rolland, Global Progressivism, and the Engineering of Revolutionary Mexico

by J. Justin Castro

<p>From the late nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century, Mexico experienced major transformations influenced by a global progressive movement that thrived during the Mexican Revolution and influenced Mexico’s development ...

ISBN: 9781496212498

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Archbishop Romero and Spiritual Leadership in the Modern World

by Claudia Bernardi, Roberto Cuéllar, Rev. Carlos Sanchez & others

<p><em>Archbishop Romero and Spiritual Leadership in the Modern World</em> presents a contemporary and integrated understanding of one of the most remarkable pastoral leaders of our time. This bishop, Oscar Romero of El Salvador, experienced ...

ISBN: 9781498509527

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Are We Not Foreigners Here?

Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

by Jeffrey M. Schulze

<p>Since its inception, the U.S.-Mexico border has invited the creation of cultural, economic, and political networks that often function in defiance of surrounding nation-states. It has also produced individual and group identities that are as ...

ISBN: 9781469637129

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Armies without Nations

Public Violence and State Formation in Central America, 1821-1960

by Robert H. Holden

<p>Public violence, a persistent feature of Latin American life since the collapse of Iberian rule in the 1820s, has been especially prominent in Central America. Robert H. Holden shows how public violence shaped the states that have governed ...

ISBN: 9780190289737

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Arredondo

Last Spanish Ruler of Texas and Northeastern New Spain

by Dr. Bradley Folsom

<p>In this biography of Joaquín de Arredondo, historian Bradley Folsom brings to life one of the most influential and ruthless leaders in North American history. Arredondo (1776–1837), a Bourbon loyalist who governed Texas and the other interior

ISBN: 9780806158235

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Art Museums of Latin America

Structuring Representation

by Michele Greet & Gina McDaniel Tarver

<p>Since the late nineteenth century, art museums have played crucial social, political, and economic roles throughout Latin America because of the ways that they structure representation. By means of their architecture, collections, ...

ISBN: 9781351777902

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Assassination of a Saint

The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

by Matt Eisenbrandt

<p><strong>&quot;A tale told well that provides valuable insights into the motives and <em>modus operandi</em> of the death squads in El Salvador, and of the financiers who commissioned and facilitated such crimes. It also highlights the ...

ISBN: 9780520961890

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Authoritarian El Salvador

Politics and the Origins of the Military Regimes, 1880-1940

by Erik Ching

<p>In December 1931, El Salvador’s civilian president, Arturo Araujo, was overthrown in a military coup. Such an event was hardly unique in Salvadoran history, but the 1931 coup proved to be a watershed. Araujo had been the nation’s first ...

ISBN: 9780268076993

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Autonomy Is In Our Hearts

Zapatista Autonomous Government through the Lens of the Tsotsil Language

by Dylan Eldredge Fitzwater & John P. Clark

<p>Following the Zapatista uprising on New Year's Day 1994, the EZLN communities of Chiapas began the slow process of creating a system of autonomous government that would bring their call for freedom, justice, and democracy from word to ...

ISBN: 9781629635989

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Bartolomé de las Casas and the Conquest of the Americas

by Lawrence A. Clayton

<p>This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolomé de las Casas, a Dominican friar who fervently defended the American Indians, and the single most important figure of ...

ISBN: 9781444392739

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Before Chicano

Citizenship and the Making of Mexican American Manhood, 1848-1959

by Alberto Varon

<p><strong>Uncovers the long history of how Latino manhood was integral to the formation of Latino identity</strong></p> <p>In the first ever book-length study of Latino manhood before the Civil Rights Movement, Before Chicano examines Mexican ...

ISBN: 9781479873548

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Beyond Alterity

Destabilizing the Indigenous Other in Mexico

by Paula López Caballero, Ariadna Acevedo-Rodrigo & Paul K. Eiss

<p>The concept of “indigenous” has been entwined with notions of exoticism and alterity throughout Mexico’s history. In <em>Beyond Alterity</em>, authors from across disciplines question the persistent association between indigenous people and ...

ISBN: 9780816538188

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Beyond Borders

A History of Mexican Migration to the United States

by Timothy J. Henderson

<p><em>Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States</em> details the origins and evolution of the movement of people from Mexico into the United States from the first significant flow across the border at the turn of the ...

ISBN: 9781444394955

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Beyond Civil Society

Activism, Participation, and Protest in Latin America

by Sonia E. Alvarez, Jeffrey W. Rubin, Millie Thayer & others

<p>The contributors to <em>Beyond Civil Society</em> argue that the conventional distinction between civic and uncivic protest, and between activism in institutions and in the streets, does not accurately describe the complex interactions of ...

ISBN: 9780822373353

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Beyond the Border: Mexico's Internal Conflict is the United States' Problem - Drug Trafficking Organizations, Los Zetas, Mexican Stability and Security, Violence, Corruption, Cartel Kingpin Gallardo

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study provides a starting point to address the importance of strategic guidance as it relates to operational planning for synchronized tactical ...

ISBN: 9781311459374

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Beyond the Pink Tide

Art and Political Undercurrents in the Americas

by Macarena Gomez-Barris

<p>How can we create a model of politics that reaches beyond the nation-state, and beyond settler-colonialism, authoritarianism, and neoliberalism? In *Beyond the Pink Tide, *Macarena Gómez-Barris explores the alternatives of recent sonic, ...

ISBN: 9780520969063

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