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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book A New Hope for Mexico: Saying No to Corruption, Violence, and Trump
    A New Hope for Mexico: Saying No to Corruption, Violence, and Trump's Wall - by Andrés Manuel López Obrador

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745339535 | ISBN 10: 0745339530

    On 1 July 2018, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was elected as the next President of Mexico. AMLO's decisive victory speaks volumes about the corrupt state of the Mexican political elite, the temperament of the country's people, and the election of anoth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary by Ronald Rael
    Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary - by Ronald Rael

    £24.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780520283947 | ISBN 10: 0520283945

    Borderwall as Architecture is an artistic and intellectual hand grenade of a book, and a timely re-examination of what the physical barrier that divides the United States of America from the United Mexican States is and could be.  It is both a prote ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diario De Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico by Peter Kuper
    Diario De Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico - by Peter Kuper

    £21.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781629634418 | ISBN 10: 1629634417

    Painting a vivid, personal portrait of social and political upheaval in Oaxaca, Mexico, this unique memoir employs comics, bilingual essays, photos, and sketches to chronicle the events that unfolded around a teachers' strike and led to a seven-month ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sorrows of Mexico by Cacho, Hernández, Villoro, Osorno, Rodríguez, Turati, Parra and Poniatowska
    The Sorrows of Mexico - by Cacho, Hernández, Villoro, Osorno, Rodríguez, Turati, Parra and Poniatowska

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857056207 | ISBN 10: 0857056204

    A crucial testament - bringing together work from seven of Mexico's finest journalists - that lays bare the outrageous circumstances of more than a hundred journalists who have been murdered while investigating corruption and criminality.  Su ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ruins by Peter Kuper
    Ruins - by Peter Kuper

    £19.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781906838980 | ISBN 10: 1906838984

    A story of love, adventure and politics - and two lives changed forever by Mexico  Samantha and George are a couple heading towards a sabbatical year in the quaint Mexican town of Oaxaca. For Samantha, it is the opportunity to revisit her p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oaxaca Journal by Oliver Sacks
    Oaxaca Journal - by Oliver Sacks

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781447208341 | ISBN 10: 144720834x

    Since childhood Oliver has been fascinated by the ability of these primitive plants to survive and adapt in many climates. Oaxaca Journal is the enthralling account of his trip, alongside a group of fellow fern enthusiasts, to the beautiful province ... more

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  • Cover image of book Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods & Ecosystems in Mexico by Bacon,  Mndez, Gliessman, Goodman and Fox
    Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods & Ecosystems in Mexico - by Bacon, Mndez, Gliessman, Goodman and Fox

    £27.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780262524803 | ISBN 10: 0262524805

    Our morning cups of coffee connect us to a global industry and an export crisis in the tropics that is destroying livelihoods, undermining the cohesion of families and communities, and threatening ecosystems.  Confronting the Coffee Crisis expl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being Indian in Hueyapan by Judith Friedlander
    Being Indian in Hueyapan - by Judith Friedlander

    £25.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780312238995 | ISBN 10: 0312238991

    When Being Indian in Hueyapan came out in 1975, it challenged commonly held ideas about culture and identity in indigenous Mexico, raising questions that remain as provocative today as they were over thirty years ago. Now in this revised and updated ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead: The Day of the Dead in Mexico and Beyond by Stanley Brandes
    Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead: The Day of the Dead in Mexico and Beyond - by Stanley Brandes

    £26.50   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781405152488 | ISBN 10: 1405152486

    Each October, as the Day of the Dead draws near, Mexican markets overflow with decorated breads, fanciful paper cutouts, and whimsical toy skulls and skeletons. To honor deceased relatives, Mexicans decorate graves and erect home altars. Drawing on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account Of the Conquest of Mexico by Miguel Leon-Portilla (ed)
    The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account Of the Conquest of Mexico - by Miguel Leon-Portilla (ed)

    £27.50   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780807055007 | ISBN 10: 080705500x

    For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been told in the words of the Spanish victors. Miguel Leon-Portilla has long been at the forefront of expanding that history to include the voices of indige ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mexico in Focus by John Ross
    Mexico in Focus - by John Ross

    £12.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781899365500 | ISBN 10: 1899365508

    Mexico is a land torn between Latin America and the US, between its indigenous and revolutionary past and the modern trappings of sky-scrapers, cell phones and factories. Mexico is now the key country in Latin American debates about trade integration ... more

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  • Cover image of book Auroras of the Zapatistas by Midnight Notes Collective
    Auroras of the Zapatistas - by Midnight Notes Collective

    £13.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781570271120 | ISBN 10: 1570271127

    We look here not only at the Zapatista revolution directly, but also at its enlightening and heating effects on the new social struggles elsewhere - in Canada, India, the Balklans, the United States - struggles against the latest forms of capitalism, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mexico Under Siege: Popular Resistance to Presidential Despotism by Donald Hodges and Ross Gandy
    Mexico Under Siege: Popular Resistance to Presidential Despotism - by Donald Hodges and Ross Gandy

    £31.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781842771259 | ISBN 10: 1842771256

    " 'Mexico Under Siege' is a valuable book for those interested in deciphering contemporary Mexico. Its pages bring to the surface a submerged history, the story of the popular resistence to the post-revolutionary state and the authoritarian tradition ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women of Maize: Indigenous Women and the Zapatista Rebellion by Guiomar Rovira
    Women of Maize: Indigenous Women and the Zapatista Rebellion - by Guiomar Rovira

    £17.95   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781899365302 | ISBN 10: 1899365303

    On New Year's Day 2004, San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, southern Mexico, was taken by a Tzotzil woman, Major Ana Maria of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN). Her story is one of the many stirring testimonies in 'Women of Maize'. Fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zapata of Mexico by Peter E. Newell
    Zapata of Mexico - by Peter E. Newell

    £10.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781551640723 | ISBN 10: 1551640724

    Emiliano Zapata was born in the state of Morelos one hundred years ago; he was murdered sixty years ago. Zapata has been described as a bandit - the greatest outlaw known to the Western Hemisphere - as well as the 'purest embodiment' of the Mexican R ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zapatista Encuentro by The Zapatistas
    Zapatista Encuentro - by The Zapatistas

    £4.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781583225486 | ISBN 10: 158322548x

    Documents from the 1996 Encounter for Humanity and Against Neoliberalism. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Skeleton at the Feast: The Day of the Dead in Mexico by Elizabeth Carmichael and Chlo Sayer
    The Skeleton at the Feast: The Day of the Dead in Mexico - by Elizabeth Carmichael and Chlo Sayer

    £26.99   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780292776586 | ISBN 10: 0292776586

    All over Mexico, early in November, families gather to welcome the souls of the dead on their annual visit home. The smells of burning copal incense and pungent cempaschil (marigolds) mingle with the aromas of fresh bread, new clothing, sweets, and ... more

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