Books tagged: mexican history

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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.
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.
Jaguar at the Portal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ixchel is a lonely veterinarian fleeing from her past. Finn is a were-jaguar hunting for his future. The two must learn to work together, or they'll soon lose the game that has turned into a struggle for survival.
The Death And Suicide Investigation Of Mexican Actress Lupe Velez
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lupe Velez was four months pregnant when she committed suicide in 1944. Engaged to the Austrian-born French actor Harald Ramond, there are unexplained details of why she chose to end her life by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. My book looks at Lupe's relationship to Ramond, whether he truly loved her, and intended to marry her. It is for readers to decide from the details of my research.
Culture Briefing: Mexico - Your guide to Mexican culture and customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: Mexico provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Mexican people. Whether traveling to Mexico, working on a class paper or doing business with the Mexicans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Mexico an invaluable resource.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.