Author:BEEZLEY, William H

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Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico

By: BEEZLEY, William H.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037199

ISBN: 0803211953

Condition: As New


During the dictatorship of Porfirio Di;az, from 1876 to 1911, Mexico underwent modernization, producing a fierce struggle between the traditional and the new and exacerbating class antagonisms. William H. Beezley's absorbing social history of the Porfirian era, Judas at the Jockey Club, examines a broad range of topics from sports to technology as well as the traditional Easter-time Judas burnings that became a primary focus of the strife during these years. x, 181 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked - still fresh & about 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is n... View more info

Latin America: The Peoples and Their History

By: BEEZLEY, William H.; MacLACHLAN, Colin M.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Harcourt Brace: 2000

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 037627

ISBN: 015501563X

Condition: Fine


The book explores the rich culture of Latin America and its history. Identifying elements that are central to understanding both the region's history and its present existence, the authors place five themes - people, places, politics, economics, and cultures - in historical perspective. xxii, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Bright, glossy, unmarked wrappers, no spine creasing. Weight, 449g. View more info