Terry Rugeley

Terry Rugeley is Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma.
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Peripheral Visions

Politics, Society, and the Challenges of Modernity in Yucatan

University of Alabama Press

Yucatan has been called “a world apart”—cut off from the rest of Mexico by geography and culture. Yet, despite its peripheral location, the region experienced substantial change in the decades after independence. Covering topics from the early 19th century to the late 20th century, the essays in this collection illuminate both the processes of change and the negative reactions that they frequently elicited.

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Alone in Mexico

The Astonishing Travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848

University of Alabama Press

This volume is the first-ever English translation of the memoirs of Karl Heller, a twenty-year-old aspiring Austrian botanist who traveled to Mexico in 1845 to collect specimens.

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Of Wonders and Wise Men

Religion and Popular Cultures in Southeast Mexico, 1800-1876

University of Texas Press
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Forced Marches

Soldiers and Military Caciques in Modern Mexico

The University of Arizona Press

Forced Marches is a collection of innovative essays that analyze the influence of the military and militias in the century that followed Mexican independence. Contributors from the U.S. and the U.K. employ the “new military history” to engage with recent scholarship on the early national period, the Reform, the Porfiriato, and the Revolution.

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Peripheral Visions

Politics, Society, and the Challenges of Modernity in Yucatan

University of Alabama Press

Yucatan has been called “a world apart”—cut off from the rest of Mexico by geography and culture. Yet, despite its peripheral location, the region experienced substantial change in the decades after independence. Covering topics from the early 19th century to the late 20th century, the essays in this collection illuminate both the processes of change and the negative reactions that they frequently elicited.

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