A diverse collection of observations on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico by non-Mexican authors.
Subjects: HistoryLatin America
This history of Casa Boker, one of the first department stores in Mexico City, and its German owners provides important insights into Mexican and immigration history since the late nineteenth century.
In using natural disasters as a way to study societal and especially political change, the essays in this volume illustrate the immediate as well as the long term consequences of destruction.
Subjects: EnvironmentHistoryLatin America