History / Latin America / Mexico

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Mexican Icarus

Mexican Icarus

Aviation and the Modernization of Mexican Identity, 1928-1960

An Interdisciplinary History of Aviation and Aviation Symbolism in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Capitalist Outsiders

Capitalist Outsiders

Oil's Legacies in Mexico and Venezuela

How Capitalist Outsiders Willing to Accommodate the Dominant Economic Elite Often Defeat Anticapitalist Outsiders

Technocratic Visions

Technocratic Visions

Engineers, Technology, and Society in Mexico

Explores Mexico’s Long History of State-Influenced Engineering

Modern Architecture in Mexico City

Modern Architecture in Mexico City

History, Representation, and the Shaping of a Capital

Kathryn E. O’Rourke offers a new interpretation of the development of modern architecture in the Mexican capital, showing close links between design, evolving understandings of national architectural history, folk art, and social reform.

Impossible Domesticity

Impossible Domesticity

Travels in Mexico

A New Study of Mexico Travel Narratives that Illuminates the Agency of the Visited Cultures

Open Invitation, The

Open Invitation, The

Activist Video, Mexico, and the Politics of Affect

An Analysis of Activist Videos from Southern Mexico

Making an Urban Public

Making an Urban Public

Popular Claims to the City in Mexico, 1879-1932

A Social History of Urbanization and Popular Politics in the Turn of the Century Mexico

City on Fire

City on Fire

Technology, Social Change, and the Hazards of Progress in Mexico City, 1860-1910

City on Fire is a chronicle of progress and danger, that integrates urban environmental history with histories of technology, science, and medicine to reveal how Mexico City changed in response to the growing threat of fire in the urban center.

Spanish King Of The Incas

Spanish King Of The Incas

The Epic Life Of Pedro Bohorques

Spanish King of the Incas tells the fascinating story of a Spanish commoner who participated in the conquest of Latin America, then changed loyalties. He declared himself a king among the Calchaqui Indians and was eventually executed for his role in an Inca rebellion in 1667.

Poverty of Democracy

Poverty of Democracy

The Institutional Roots of Political Participation in Mexico

Holzner uses case study evidence drawn from eight years of fieldwork in Oaxaca and from national surveys to show how the institutionalization of a free-market democracy created a political system that discourages the political participation of Mexico’s poor by limiting their access to politicians at the local and national level.

Unequal Partners

Unequal Partners

The United States and Mexico

Sidney Weintraub examines the current relationship of Mexico and the United States as one of sustained dependence and dominance. The chapters examine the consequences of this imbalance in six major policy areas: trade; investment and finance; narcotics; energy; migration; and the border.

Workers and Welfare

Workers and Welfare

Comparative Institutional Change in Twentieth-Century Mexico

Dion’ study examines the major political role of organized labor in establishing and effecting change in Mexico’s social protection programs throughout the twentieth-century.

Organized Crime and Democratic Governability

Organized Crime and Democratic Governability

Mexico and the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands

Organized Crime and Democratic Governability brings together scholars and specialists, including current and former government officials, from both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border to trace the history and define the reality of this situation.

Privatization and Political Change in Mexico

Privatization and Political Change in Mexico

Since 1983, Mexico has undergone a rapid and thorough economic restructuring program, with privatization at the core. The government has divested itself of hundreds of public companies, increasing the role of private capital, both domestic and foreign. Supporters have argued that divestiture would have positive implications for Mexican democracy, but Judith A. Teichman concludes that political and economic power in Mexico is more concentrated and exclusionary than ever. She uses extensive field research, including interviews with top political and business leaders to describe and analyze the process by which the Mexican state has reformed its mammoth public enterprise sector.

The Expulsion of Mexico’s Spaniards, 1821-1836

The Expulsion of Mexico’s Spaniards, 1821-1836

The definitive account of the expulsion laws passed in 1827-1829 and 1833-34 and the chaos they caused in the new Mexican republic.

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