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Acosta Mireles, Miguel; et al.
Agua y medio ambiente, Volumen I.
Presentation by Luis Ángeles Ángeles. Introduction by Blanca Andrea Ortega Marín. México, D.F.: Porrúa, 2011, 227p., biblio., maps, graphs, tables, notes. Serie Aportes para el Desarrollo del Estado de Hidalgo. [Politics and government. Texts on water and the environment by researchers at the Colegio del Estado de Hidalgo. Topics discussed are water as resource in the state of Hidalgo, the construction and operation of the water treatment plant at Tula, urbanization and conservation problems in Pachuca, marginalization, poverty and migration in Moctezuma River basin.]
ISBN: 9786074014143    $37.20

Brown Grossman, Flor; Lilia Domínguez Villalobos (Coord.)
México: Desigualdad económica y género.
México, D.F.: UNAM, 2010, 249p., graphs, charts, biblio., notes. [Women’s st. Explores gender discrimination in the workplace. Studies salary, position, representation and the widespread discrimination against women in the work place as a result of continued stereotypes of masculine and feminine roles in society. Final chapter is on the disparity of gender in academia.]
ISBN: 9786070209833    $39.00

Cejas, Mónica; Ana Lau Jaiven (Coords.)
Mujeres y ciudadanía en México: estudios de caso.
México, D.F.: UAM Xochimilco, 2011, 311p., biblio., graphs, tables, notes. [Politics. Women’s st. Essays on women’s participation in Mexican politics, women leaders of political parties and their presence in state legislatures. Discusses obstacles and public policies fomenting the attendance of women in the political arena.]
ISBN: 9786077957133    $34.80

Civera Cerecedo, Alicia; Juan Alfonseca Giner de los Ríos; Carlos Escalante Fernández (Coords.)
Campesinos y escolares: la construcción de la escuela en el campo latinoamericano: siglos XIX Y XX.
México, D.F.: Porrúa, 2011, 534p., biblio., tables, notes. Las Ciencias Sociales. [Education. 12 studies question the development of the rural school system in Latin America. Examines its role during the economic and cultural modernization of rural communities, the development of capitalism, the strengthening of the nation state, and the evolving world - view of rural life.]
ISBN: 9786074014013    $52.90

Cortazar, Alejandro; Lilia Granillo Vazquez, Cuauhtémoc Salgado (Coords.)
Estudios trasatlánticos, regiones, género, discursos, interculturalidad.
México, D.F.: Cualli Lectura y Educación, UAM, 2010, 300p., biblio., notes. [Cultural theory. Explores issues of cultural identity with particular emphasis on the transcultural and hybridization processes. Essays on Chicanas, pre - Hispanic women and gender. Heterography of Spanish, cyber Spanish, higher education and globalization, and studies the works of Mexican writers Altamirano, Garro, and del Paso.]
ISBN: 9786070026867    $34.50

Cruz Gallegos, José Luis de la; Mario González Valdés (Coords.)
Efectos del TLCAN en México después de 15 años de operación.
Presentation by Pedro Grasa Soler. México, D.F.: M.A. Porrúa, 2011, 286p., biblio., maps, graphs, tables, notes. Ciencias Sociales. [Economics. Analyzes the effects of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Mexico. History of the agreement, studies on migration, commerce, exports, capital flow, and evaluation of the benefits and disadvantages of its implementation. Final essay on the current situation and future challenges.]
ISBN: 9786074014365    $38.90

Dalton, Roque
Imperialismo y revolución en Centroamérica I: el aparato imperialista en Centroamérica (Notas y materiales de aproximación).
Prologue by Aurelio Alonso. México, D.F.: Ocean Sur, 2011, 199p., notes. [History. First volume of a previously unpublished political analysis by poet and journalist Roque Dalton García. Originally written in 1972, when Dalton was a recognized figure in the Salvadorean left, this work analyzes the strategies of neocolonial domination in Central America.]
ISBN: 9781921235986    $32.00

Dehouve, Daniele
Relatos de pecados en la evangelización de los indios de México (siglos XVI - XVIII).
Translation by Josefina Anaya. Preface by Marie - Anne Polo de Beaulieu. México, D.F.: CIESAS, 2010, 379p., biblio., b&w ill., notes, DVD. [Anthropology. A multidisciplinary study of the exempla, short moral anecdotes used by Catholic missionaries in Mexico in the conversion of native peoples. Analyzes the astute use of indigenous language and culture by religious orders to create the construct of a universal sinner. DVD includes text of corpus de exempla.]
ISBN: 9786074860474    $49.00

Duharte Jiménez, Rafael
La Historia y sus Protagonistas. [videorecording] DVD collection.
1 - Diego Velázquez
2 - Emilio Bacardi
3 - José María Heredia
4 - Antonio Maceo
5 - Frank País
6 - Españoles en Santiago de Cuba
7 - Haitianos en Santiago de Cuba
8 - Africanos en Santiago de Cuba
9 - Hebreos en Santiago de Cuba
10 - Chinos en Santiago de Cuba
11 - Franceses en Santiago de Cuba
12 - Prehistoria en Santiago de Cuba
13 - Suecos en Santiago de Cuba
14 - Arabes en Santiago de Cuba
15 - Alemanes en Santiago de Cuba
16 - Maestros santiagueros
17 - Mujeres santiagueras
18 - Sistema de fortificaciones (El Morro)
19 - La batalla naval de 1898
20 - Francisco Pratt
21 - Fernando Boytel Jambu
22 - Reparto Vista Alegre
23 - Guerra Hispano - Cubano - Americano
24 - Sociedad de color santiagueras (Luz de Oriente)
25 - La escultura conmemorativa
26 - El carnaval santiaguero
27 - La historia de Santiago en la literatura y el cine
28 - Santiago de Cuba en la pintura y la poesia
29 - Las escalinatas santiagueras
30 - La cultura del ron en Santiago de Cuba
31 - Santiago Apóstol: símbolo de Santiago de Cuba
32 - La fotografía: la obra de Ernesto Ocaña
33 - La Escuela de Historia de la Universidad de Oriente
34 - El centro histórico de Santiago de Cuba
35 - Toponimia de Santiago de Cuba
36 - Santiago de Cuba y su bahía
37 - Religiosidad popular en Santiago de Cuba
38 - El cementerio de Santa Ifígenia
39 - La música en Santiago de Cuba
40 - La masonería en Santiago de Cuba
41 - La arquitectura en Santiago de Cuba
42 - El protestantismo en Santiago de Cuba
43 - Historia y teatro en Santiago de Cuba
44 - Historia del transporte en Santiago de Cuba
45 - Historia de La Alameda
46 - Culto a la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre
47 - Historia de la magia en Santiago de Cuba
48 - Vida cotidiana y patrimonio en Santiago de Cuba
49 - Vida y obra de Bebo Muñiz
50 - Historia de los teatros santiagueros
51 - Arturo Duque de Estrada y el patrimonio santiaguero
52 - La influencia francesa en la ciudad de Santiago de Cuba
53 - Historia de la television
54 - Historia de la Universidad de Oriente
55 - Cabildos y tumbas francesas en Santiago de Cuba
56 - Historia de los bomberos en Santiago de Cuba
57 - Historia de los periódicos en Santiago de Cuba
58 - Historia del teléfono en Santiago de Cuba
59 - Costumbres funerarias en Santiago de Cuba
60 - Martí y Santiago de Cuba
61 - Biblioteca Elvira Cape
62 - Acción Ciudadana
63 - La escultura conmemorativa (1959 - 2000)
64 - Historia de la radio en Santiago de Cuba
65 - historia de los cines en Santiago de Cuba
66 - Historia de la pelota en Santiago de Cuba
67 - Rolando González: Vida y obra
68 - General Francisco Sáchez Echevarria
69 - Los secretos del cementerio Santa Ifigenia
70 - Leonardo Griñal Peralta
71 - La fundación de Santiago de Cuba
72 - José Bofill Cayol
73 - José Soler Puig
74 - La historia del arte en Santiago de Cuba
75 - Historia de la cartografía en Santiago de Cuba
76 - Historia de la Catedral de Santiago de Cuba
77 - Guillermón Moncada
78 - Historia del turismo en Santiago de Cuba
79 - Vida y obra de josé A. Portuondo
80 - Vida y obra de Felipe Martínez Arango
81 - Los bateyes en los centrales orientales
82 - La historia de El Caney
83 - Las crónicas de Santiago de Cuba
84 - El Seminario San Basilio Magno
85 - El alzamiento de los independientes de color
86 - El tranvía vs. autobus en Santiago de Cuba
87 - La oficina del historiados de la ciudad
88 - Corsarios y piratas
89 - La modernidad en Santiago de Cuba
90 - Santiago de Cuba durante las guerras de independencia
91 - Pueblos de indios: Jiguani y El Caney
92 - Dominicanos en Santiago de Cuba
93 - La familia Maceo Grajales
94 - La zona de tolerancia en Santiago de Cuba
95 - Los suecos en Palmarito de Cauto y Mella
96 - Historia del poblado de El Cobre
97 - La Escuela Normal de Santiago de Cuba
98 - Los ingleses en Santiago de Cuba
99 - José Maceo
100 - Influencia italiana en la cultura santiaguera.

Santiago de Cuba: Tele Turquino; 2009,1 videodisc (12 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. DVD-R.
[An overview of the historical and cultural development of Santiago de Cuba, the second largest city in Cuba, located in the south - eastern part of the country, 540 miles from Havana. This series comments on a variety of topics on this city soon to commemorate the 500 year anniversary of its founding by the Spanish in 1515. Interviews with specialists trace its history from pre - Columbian times, the age of the corsairs and pirates, the wars of independence and the struggles of the Cuban Revolution. Each of the 100 programs is 12 minutes and covers a specific topic and includes local historical figures or celebrities. Among the titles are “The Foundation of Santiago de Cuba,” “Martí and Santiago de Cuba,” “History and theater in Santiago de Cuba,” “The Cult of the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre, “The Battle of 1898,” “Protestantism in Santiago de Cuba,” “Photography (The Work of Ernesto Ocaña).” In addition, various ethnic groups, a part of the city’s rich cultural mosaic, presents its own program, illustrating their influence these groups on the culture of Santiago de Cuba.]
OCLC/WorldCat Number 769229404 Each $55.00

Escobar Ohmstede, Antonio; Fernando I. Salmerón Castro; et al. (Coords.)
Reformas del Estado. Movimientos sociales y mundo rural en el siglo XX en América Latina.
México, D.F.: UNAM, 2010, 693p. La Pluralidad Cultural en México; 23. [Politics and government. Seminar by the same title, studies globalization and its effects on agrarian reform and social movements throughout Latin America, includes texts in Portuguese. Analyzes the populist State of Sierra P’urhépecha, neoliberal economies of Tlaxcala and Texcoco, indigenous enterprises of Colombia, and mobilization in Chiapas.]
ISBN: 9789703216796    $71.40

Espinosa Damián, Gisela
Cuatro vertientes del feminismo en México: Diversidad de rutas y cruce de caminos.
México, D.F.: UAM Xochimilco, 2009, 314p. Teoría y Análisis. [Women’s st. Assessment of previously neglected and marginalized groups of women. Analysis of historical, popular, civil and indigenous feminism. The author has published extensively on the feminist movement in Mexico and on issues of gender and reproductive health.]
ISBN: 9786074770025    $41.80

Ette, Ottmar; Gesine Müller (Editors)
Caleidoscopios coloniales/Kaléidoscopes coloniaux: transferencias culturales en el Caribe del siglo XIX/transferts culturels dans les Caraïbes au XIXe siecle.
Madrid: Iberoamericana, 2010, 481p., b&w facism., biblio., notes. Bibliotheca Ibero - Americana; 138. [Multidisciplinary st. Collection of essays in Spanish and French, by specialists from across a wide spectrum of disciplines, present the Caribbean as a site of global, cultural and political exchange. Topics include colonial discourse and national identity, slavery, literature and the press in Haiti, cultural transfers from Africa and cultural plurality.]
ISBN: 9788484895596    $42.90

Fernández de Oviedo, Gonzalo
Sumario de la natural historia de las Indias.
Edition by Alvaro Baraibar. Madrid: Iberoamericana, 2010, 377p., biblio., b&w ills., maps, tables, thematic index, notes. Biblioteca Indiana; 26. [History. Originally published in 1526, it is the social history of the creation of the Spanish empire in the Americas and the natural history of the New World. Editor Baraibar provides a detailed account on the writing and publishing of this work and presents a portrait of its author and his world. The illustrations, reproduced here, were the first images of the American continent seen in Europe.]
ISBN: 9788484895541    $42.80

Figueroa Ibarra, Carlos
El recurso del miedo: estado y terror en Guatemala.
Prologue by Gabriel Aguilera Peralta. Guatemala: F&G, 2nd ed., 2011, (c. 1991, Univ. Centroamericana), 391p., biblio., onomastic index, notes. [Politics and government. A revised and enlarged 2nd. edition of this 1991 work by sociologist and specialist in the study of the political processes. Accounts the great wave of terror in Guatemala between 1978 and 1983 and analyzes the mechanisms and logic of state - sponsored terrorism and genocide.]
ISBN: 9789929552395    $36.70

Franco Pellotier, Víctor Manuel
Oralidad y ritual matrimonial entre los Amuzgos de Oaxaca.
Biographical sketch by José Antonio Flores Farfán. Presentation by Sergio Pérez Cortés. México, D.F.: Porrúa, 2011, 377p., biblio., notes, CD - ROM. [Anthropology. Revised edition of the author’s doctoral thesis. Investigates verbal aspects of the courtship rituals of the Amuzgo people in Mexico. Stipulates that the common language used by the suitor is a formal linguistic approach rooted in oral tradition.]
ISBN: 9786074013498    $46.80

Franco, Rolando; Hopenhayn, Martín; León, Arturo (Coords.)
Las clases medias en América Latina: retrospectivas y nuevas tendencias.
México, D.F.: Siglo XXI, 2010, 411p., biblio., graphs, tables, notes. Sociología y Política. [Sociology. Statistical information on the middle class in Latin America. Presents the correlation of occupational stratification and income to patterns in educational backgrounds, employment, self - perception, sense of security, and material and symbolic modes of consumption.]
ISBN: 9786070302510    $39.50

Kuntz Ficker, Sandra (Coord.)
Historia económica general de México: de la Colonia a nuestros días.
México, D.F.: ColMex, re - ed., 2010, 834p., h.c., biobiblio., biblio., glossary, maps, graphs, tables, notes. [History - Economic. An overview of the economic development of Mexico. Synthesizes the most accepted interpretations and presents contrasting perspectives, situating this collection of essays on the history of Mexico’s economy within the framework of current international economic studies and debates.]
ISBN: 9786074621389    $79.60

Lara, Luis Fernando (Director)
Diccionario del español de México: Vol. I: A - Guzgo; Vol. II: H - Zutano.
México, D.F.: ColMex, 2010, 1706p., h.c., abbr., tables. [Dictionary. Two volume dictionary of the Spanish language of Mexico, its social, regional, grammatical and technical uses, presented in honor of its Centennial of the Revolution and Bicentennial of its Independence.]
ISBN: 9786074621426    $125.00

Madero, Francisco I. (Mexico, 1873 - 1913)
La sucesión presidencial en 1910: edición facsimilar, Coahuila, 1908. Tomos I/II.
Introductory study by María Teresa Franco. Introduction to 1960 edition by Agustín Yáñez. México, D.F.: Porrúa, 2010, 2,063p., large format, h.c., annexes, facsim., b&w photos, notes. [History. Two volume, facsimile edition of the manuscript of a landmark book by revolutionary leader F. I. Madero. Postulated, for the first time, the demands of valid suffrage and no reelection that would become central demands of the Mexican Revolution (1910 - 1920). Each page of the manuscript is presented with transcript and editorial notes on the facing page. Annexes contain historical documents, including the appendix to the second edition (1909) and a letter by Madero to dictator Porfirio Díaz, sent together with a copy of the first edition.]
ISBN: 9786074013245    $380.00

Ordorica, Manuel; Jean - François Prud’homme
Los grandes problemas de México: Vol. I: Población; Vol. II: Desarrollo urbano y regional; Vol. III: Migraciones internacionales; Vol. IV: Medio ambiente; Vol. V: Desigualdad social; Vol. VI: Movimientos sociales; Vol. VII: Educación; Vol. VIII: Relaciones de género; Vol. IX: Crecimiento económico y equidad; Vol. X: Microeconomía; Vol. XI: Economía rural; Vol. XII: Relaciones internacionales; Vol. XIII: Políticas públicas; Vol. XIV: Instituciones y procesos políticos; Vol. XV: Seguridad nacional y seguridad interior; Vol XVI: Culturas e identidades.
México, D.F.: ColMex, 2010, biblio., b&w maps, graphs, charts, tables, stats. [Politics. Collection identifying the nation’s greatest obstacles of the 21st c., spanning across multiple political arenas, institutions, economy, national security, social movements, development, urban growth, education, human rights, the environment, the plight of corruption. Discussion of contemporary debates in each of the 16 volumes.]
ISBN: 9786074621112    $382.00

Orozco, Victor (Coord.)
Chihuahua hoy, 2010: Visiones de su historia, economía, política y cultura. Tomo VIII.
Ciudad Juárez: UA de Ciudad Juárez, 2011, 537p., biblio., biobiblio., b&w facsim., maps, tables, notes. [Social science. Multidisciplinary st. Volume eight in the series on the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Subjects include Chihuahuan literature and constitution of a regional literary canon, indigenismo in Chihuahua during the dictorship of Porforio Diaz, hate crimes in Ciudad Juárez, agricultural industry, festivals and leisure time activities of early settlers.]
ISBN: 9786079086046    $41.00

Reguillo, Rossana
Los jóvenes en México.
Epilogue by Néstor García Canclini. México, D.F.: FCE, Conaculta, 2010, 473p., biblio., maps, graphs, tables, notes. Biblioteca Mexicana. [Sociology. Youth st. Examines the current state of youth in Mexico from different perspectives, with essays on gender, class and ethnicity, cultural dissidence, sexuality, violence and criminalization.]
ISBN: 9786074553628    $43.00

Reina, Leticia
Indio, campesino y nación en el siglo XX mexicano: historia e historiografía de los movimientos rurales.
México, D.F.: Siglo XXI, 2011, 167p., biblio., abbr., notes. Antropología. [Anthropology. History of the presence and representation of native peoples in 20th c. Mexican history. Chronicles peasant movements which contributed to the formation of the modern Mexican nation and analyzes the relation of native communities to the State, over the last hundred years. Reina is author of “Rebeliones campesinas en México (1918 - 1906)”(2000) and “Los movimientos indígenas y campesinos en México en los siglos XVIII, XIX y XX”(2010).]
ISBN: 9786070302824    $25.60

Sánchez, Yoani (Cuba, 1975 - )
Cuba libre: vivir y escribir en La Habana.
Buenos Aires: Marea, 2010, 365p., b&w photos, notes. Debate. [Politics and government. Articles by Cuban blogger Sánchez from 2007 to 2009, whose uncensored blog Generación 4 reports on daily life and criticism of the Cuban government. She has received numerous awards in recognition of her activity, including Premio Ortega de Periodismo Digital (2008) and the U.S. State Department’s International Woman of Courage Award (2011).]
ISBN: 9789562583251    $48.80

Yankelevich, Pablo
¿Deseables o inconvenientes?: las fronteras de la extranjería en el México posrevolucionario.
México, D.F.: Bonilla Artigas , 2011, 203p., biblio., graphs, tables, notes. Pública. [Migration st. Examines the political and institutional frameworks of migratory policies and the mechanisms determining the desirability of certain immigrant groups in post - revolutionary Mexico. Statistical analysis of the unrestricted power to expel foreign undesirables and case studies from the Spanish community.]
ISBN: 9786077588375    $33.50