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Changing Dynamics of the U.S.-China-Latin America Relationship: China's Economic Interest in Latin America, Military Cooperation, U.S. Trade with Mexico, American Foreign Policy Issues
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Current research indicates a growing Chinese interest in Latin America that has driven tighter economic and organizational involvement in the region. Arguably, this growing relationship has challenged United States' hemispheric policy.
Mexican Kaleidoscope: Myths, Mysteries and Mystique
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
Award-winning author Tony Burton delves into Mexico's rich history and culture. He focuses on a fascinating selection of events, individuals, myths and mysteries to explore some of the reasons why Mexico has become such an extraordinarily diverse and interesting nation. Topics include Mexican cuisine, Aztec farming, Mayan pyramids, superstitions, mythical cities, art, music, and national symbols.
Organized Crime Growth and Sustainment: A Review of the Influence of Popular Religion and Beliefs in Mexico - Drug Gangs, El Chapo, Narco-Cultura, Narco-Corridos, Sinaloa Cartel, Malverde Cult, Saints
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In 2006, Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced the "war on drugs," an ongoing, low-intensity, asymmetrical war between the government and various drug cartels that has proven the bloodiest conflict since the Mexican civil war a century ago. Meanwhile, the subculture of narco-cultura continues to grow, under the influence of powerful drug cartels throughout Mexico.
Juan Zurita Mexican Lightweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Juan Zurita fought Ike Williams for the N.B.A. lightweight title in April 1945. Williams was coming off a lackluster fight versus Willie Joyce. Scheduled for Philadelphia Williams and Zurita actually met in a Mexico City bullring. The fight itself was not nearly as exciting as Zurita's fight against Sammy Angott in March 1944. The 5'5" Mexican was a switch hitter, a style that excited spectators.
Military Professionalism and Political Influence: A Case Study of the Mexican Military, 1917-1940 - Pancho Villa, Mexican Revolution, Carranza, Obregon, Calles, Cardenas Years, Latin America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study will explore the relationship between military professionalism and military political influence. While many scholars believe that increased military professionalism will "depoliticize" the armed forces, others argue that professionalization encourages the military to assume an active and even dominant role in politics.
The Punitive Expedition into Mexico 1916: Political - Military Insights, President Wilson and the Response to Pancho Villa's Raid on New Mexico, General Pershing, Mexican Revolution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study examines the political-military insights offered by the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 10 March 1916 to 5 February 1917.
A Survey History of Fort Bliss 1890-1940: Texas Army Installation, Spanish-American War, Mexican Revolution, World War I, Permanent Cavalry Post, World War II and Early Cold War Period
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,060. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Fort Bliss's rise to prominence is intertwined with a series of historical events. Chapter I relates the first of these, the ending of the Indian wars in the late 1880s. Because fewer troops were needed in the country's interior, military forces could be moved to border garrisons.
Texas Mexicano: La cuna del blues
Price: Free! Words: 28,610. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Nadie pone en duda de que el Blues tiene raíces en Texas, pero nadie dice que Texas en ese entonces era de México. Juan Avila detalla la influencia del Texas Mexicano en el nacimiento del Blues y la gran aportación al blues de la guitarra mexicana, traida de Paracho, Michoacan, construidas por magnificos artesanos y comerciantes mexicanos.
Drug Cartels and Gangs in Mexico and Central America: A View Through the Lens of Counterinsurgency - Mexican Cartels, COIN Doctrine, Colombia's Insurgency, Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
For decades, the United States, and its partner Latin American nations, have fought to stop the flow of illicit drugs from South America to the streets of North America, yet the drugs continue to feed the addiction of the 5.8 million cocaine users in the United States today.
Have the Mexican Drug Cartels Evolved Into a Terrorist Insurgency? Drug Trafficking Street Gangs in Mexico, El Chapo, Los Zetas, Sinaloa, Beltran Leyva, Knights Templar, Juarez, Tijuana Cartels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The escalation of violence between rival drug cartels, street gangs, and the government within Mexico has created concern in both Mexico and the United States.
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
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 actions.
Toward the Great War: U.S. Army Operations and Mexico, 1865-1917 - Post Civil War Army, Intervention in the Mexican Revolution, Occupation of Veracruz of 1914, Punitive Expedition of 1916, World War I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
As geographic neighbors, the United States and Mexico have experienced varying tension ever since each country was colonized, gained independence, and solidified its boundaries. Between the American Civil War and World War I, the U.S. Army conducted a wide variety of operations on the Mexican border that contributed heavily to the Army's organization and training as it entered World War I.
Mexico in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish (Mexican) Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Guadalajara, Ciudad Juarez, Indios, Indigenismo, Mestizos, Mestizaje
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Mexico.
A Preliminary to War: The 1st Aero Squadron and the Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1916 - Zapata, Desperado Pancho Villa, Curtiss JN-2, JN-4, Benjamin Foulois, John Pershing, Jeffery Trucks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,500. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a history of the first deployment of the U.S. Army's entire air force, the 1st Aero Squadron, for an active campaign in Mexico.
Voy a morir. Biografia de Jose Cruz, fundador de Real de Catorce
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
José Cruz Camargo Zurita es el líder, compositor y fundador de Real de Catorce, el grupo de blues más importante de México. A mediados de la década pasada, los médicos le diagnosticaron una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que le consume la vida. Y es así, cargando la muerte en cada concierto, que José Cruz continúa consolidando su mito. Es ésta su biografía, una historia honesta, cruda e inédita.
The End of Their World
Series: History and Historical Fiction ยท Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
*This is a paper I wrote early in my undergraduate work, and I cannot promise that it is very good, but it does give a fair overview of what the Aztecs faced in their final days, at the hands of Cortes and his men. The Aztecs stood up against immeasurable odds, fighting whom they believed, at first, were their gods, finally returned to Earth. When they realized their error, it was too late.
La dama se suelta el chongo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
La hora de la verdad. La batalla del 5 de mayo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
El 5 de mayo de 1862, en el cerro de Loreto y Guadalupe, Puebla, se libró una de las batallas más encarnizadas en la historia de México. El enfrentamiento entre las tropas de Napoleón III, y las del Ejército al mando del general Ignacio Zaragoza, era completamente desigual. Pero ese día se escribió una historia distinta en México: se forjaron héroes y fue la hora de la verdad.
Belisario Dominguez. Moral y etica, impronta de vida.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Belisario Domínguez fue pionero de la libertad de expresión en México, hizo reclamos que todavía tienen vigencia y exaltó la libertad individual, los derechos humanos y el progreso, desde su periódico El Vate o años después, desde la tribuna del Senado en su caracter de legislador, con un valiente discurso que le costaría la vida. Este libro recorre su ejemplar vida y conducta irreprochable.
The Wounded Eagle: Volume 4
Series: The Wounded Eagle, Book 4. Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 150,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The fourth and last volume of a multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing the Mexican Drug War in 2012

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