From the Desk of Michael K. Bess: Paths for Openness, Exchange, and Understanding

The following contribution comes from Michael K. Bess, author of Routes of Compromise Building Roads and Shaping the Nation in Mexico, 1917-1952 (December 2017). Bess teaches history at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas in Mexico.  As a youth, I became … Continue reading From the Desk of Michael K. Bess: Paths for Openness, Exchange, and Understanding

From the Desk of Lisa Pinley Covert: We Take Our Relationship with Mexico for Granted

The following contribution comes from Lisa Pinely Covert, assistant professor of history at the College of Charleston and author of the forthcoming book San Miguel de Allende: Mexicans, Foreigners, and the Making of a World Heritage Site (June 2017). U.S.-Mexican relations have become … Continue reading From the Desk of Lisa Pinley Covert: We Take Our Relationship with Mexico for Granted

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  Books Rival Gardens by Connie Wanek Noted in the Star Tribune: “Wanek delights not with linguistic acrobatics, but with aptness of description.”     Tarnished by George E. Reed Praise from Army Magazine: “Tarnished should be required reading… We must provide all leaders the tools to recognize and ultimately overcome toxic leadership. Tarnished is a great starting point.”   Independent Mexico by Will Fowler   Recommendation from CHOICE: “An important work that can be built on to answer other questions.”     Fuschia by Mahtem Shifferaw Collected Poems by Gabriel Okara Listed among “25 New Books by African Writers You Should Read” from … Continue reading News and Reviews