Mexico--

  •      Cien años de la Constitución de 1917 : análisis interdisciplinarios. / coordinadores, Ernesto Treviño Ronzón, José Galindo Rodríguez, Michael T. Ducey ;. Xalapa, Veracruz, México: Universidad Veracruzana, Dirección Editorial, 2017. (Biblioteca) ISBN: 9786075026381 - Legal scholars and historians mark centennial of Mexican constitution. Their essays analyze its social, political and historical determinants, modifications and amendments over past century, as well as its enduring impact on life of nation. Chapter…
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  •     Fletes Corona, Ricardo. La gran familia de Zamora. / Ricardo Fletes ; en colaboración con Jean Meyer. Ciudad de México: Grijalbo; Zamora, Michoacán: El Colegio de Michoacán, 2017. ISBN: 9786073158527 (Grijalbo); 6073158521 (Grijalbo); 9786079470760 ( El Colegio de Michoacián); 6079470764 ( El Colegio de Michoacián) - Journalistic exposé of 2014 scandal surrounding children's shelter in Michoacan where around 600 children and adults were found to be living under conditions deemed to be abusive. Shelter's director was charged with human trafficking. Seeks to reve…
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  •     Rosas, Alejandro. México bizarro : el país que no quieres recordar. / Alejandro Rosas, Julio Patán. Ciudad de México: Planeta, 2017. ISBN: 9786070744150 - Brief, irreverent anecdotes told with acid humor and unblushing frankness that portray Mexico as surrealist nightmare through lesser-known historical facts. Authors, historian and journalist, relate events like exotic funeral for Santa Ana's leg, sp…
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  •      La Constitución a debate. / Guillermo Luévano Bustamante, Alejandro Rosillo Martínez y Urenda Queletzú Navarro Sánchez (coordinadores). San Luis Potosí, SLP: Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, 2017. ISBN: 9786078062812 - Seven papers reflecting on history of and new concepts and transitions in analysis of Mexican constitution. Topics include political uses of legalistic discourse inserted into 1917 constitution, environmental law and constitution, legal pluralism in…
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  •      El derecho de propiedad y la Constitución mexicana de 1917. / Emilio Rabasa Estebanell ; edición, José Antonio Aguilar Rivera. Ciudad de México: Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación; Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas; Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2017. (Sección de Obras de Historia) ISBN: 9786071647863 (FCE); 9786078508051 (CIDE); 9786074689259 (SCJN) - Presents never before published 1917 text by important 20th-century diplomat, writer and politician, that provides legal study of constitution that had been promulgated days before. Lost for nearly a century, text sharply criticizes article 27 which …
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  •     Ferro Vidal, Luis Enrique. Simbiosis guadalupana : historia e imagen sagrada en el mundo ezar. / Luis Enrique Ferro Vidal. Ciudad de México: Editorial Fontamara, 2017. (Colección Argumentos, 403) ISBN: 9786077364054 - Describes traditions, beliefs and rituals surrounding cult of Virgin of Guadalupe among little-studied indigenous group of Guanajuato, also known as Jonaz Chichimeca. Illustrates ways in which Ezar use symbol of Virgin of Guadalupe to express their …
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  •     Marván, Ignacio. Cómo hicieron la Constitución de 1917. / Ignacio Marván Laborde. Ciudad de México: Secretaría de Cultura; Fondo de Cultura Económica; Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, 2017. (Biblioteca Mexicana; Serie Historia y Antropología) ISBN: 9786077456049 (SC); 9786071648082 (FCE); 9786078508075 (CIDE) - Detailed historical account of process by which Mexican constitution of 1917 was drafted. Explains inception and motives of constitutional congress, profiles its many representatives and their actions, and examines differences and continuities from …
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  •     González López, Ángel. Imágenes sagradas : iconografía en esculturas de piedra del recinto sagrado de Tenochtitlan y el Museo Etnográfico. / Ángel González López. México, D.F.: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Proyecto Templo Mayor, 2015. (Colección Arqueología) ISBN: 9786074845624 - Proposes new method for identifying and interpreting 152 Aztec stone sculptures human figures, animals, fantastic creatures and ceremonial instruments found during excavations in Mexico City Templo Mayor site. Based on iconographic and comparative an…
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  •     Matabuena Peláez, Teresa. PERCEPCIONES DE MÉXICO II : A TRAVÉS DE UNA COLECCIÓN DE LA TARJETA POSTAL. / Teresa Matabuena Peláez, Julia Palacios Franco, Marisela Rodríguez Lobato, María Cristina Sánchez De la Vara. México, D. F.: Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México, 2015. ISBN: 9786074173475 - Following success of first edition that reproduced postcards from historic collections of Universidad Iberoamericana library, second volume illustrates past visions of Mexico through eyes of four collectors who amassed substantial archive of these im…
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