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Searching for Madre Matiana

Prophecy and Popular Culture in Modern Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

Edward Wright-Rios examines the much-maligned--and sometimes celebrated--character of Madre Matiana and her position in the development of Mexico.

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Women Drug Traffickers

Mules, Bosses, and Organized Crime

University of New Mexico Press

"The first full-length study of female drug traffickers. The lives of these women are fascinating and skillfully analyzed by the author. The book will be pleasurable reading to general readers and specialists alike."--Howard Campbell, author of Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez

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Africans into Creoles

Slavery, Ethnicity, and Identity in Colonial Costa Rica

University of New Mexico Press

Unlike most books on slavery in the Americas, this social history of Africans and their enslaved descendants in colonial Costa Rica recounts the journey of specific people from West Africa to the New World.

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Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

The history of emotions is a new approach to social history, and this book is the first in English to systematically examine emotions in colonial Mexico.

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Native Brazil

Beyond the Convert and the Cannibal, 1500-1900

Edited by Hal Langfur
University of New Mexico Press

This volume is a significant contribution to understanding the ways Brazil's native peoples shaped their own histories.

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