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Stephen Neufeld
Zachary Brittsan

Brittsan on Neufeld, 'The Blood Contingent: The Military and the Making of Modern Mexico, 1876-1911'

Stephen Neufeld. The Blood Contingent: The Military and the Making of Modern Mexico, 1876-1911. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017. x + 383 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5804-2; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5805-9.

Reviewed by Zachary Brittsan (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Codex Xicotepec

From: Jerome Offner <teocuitlatl15@gmail.com>

Date: Feb. 9, 2018


Congratulations are due to the people of Cuaxicala, Puebla, Mexico.  With little outside support, they developed a strong and ingenious application, including a fascinating video presentation, for what is called the Codex de Xicotepec for UNESCO's El Registro Memoria del Mundo.

TOC: Hispanic American Historical Review 98:1 (February 2018)


Published in cooperation with the Conference on Latin American History of the American Historical Association



Stuart M. McManus, “The Bibliotheca Mexicana Controversy and Creole Patriotism in Early Modern Mexico,” pp. 1-41

Mónica Salas Landa, “(In)visible Ruins: The Politics of Monumental Reconstruction in Postrevolutionary Mexico,” pp. 43-76.