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Beezley, William H.

Overview
Works: 54 works in 263 publications in 2 languages and 18,824 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Local history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator for written text, Other
Classifications: F1226, 972
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William H Beezley
 
Most widely held works by William H Beezley
The Oxford history of Mexico by Michael C Meyer( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford History of Mexico covers all aspects of the rich history of Mexico from precolonial times to the present. Exploring politics, religion, technology, modernization, ethnicity, colonialism, ecology, the arts, mass media, and popular culture, The Oxford History of Mexico provides a wealth of information for all readers interested in this remarkable country
Judas at the Jockey Club and other episodes of Porfirian Mexico by William H Beezley( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This brilliant and eminently readable cultural history looks at Mexican life during the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz, from 1876 to 1911. At that time Mexico underwent modernization, which produced a fierce struggle between the traditional and the new and exacerbating class antagonisms. In these pages, the noted historian William H. Beezley illuminates many facets of everyday Mexican life lying at the heart of this conflict and change, including sports, storytelling, healthcare, technology, and the traditional Easter-time Judas burnings that became a primary focus of the strife during those years. This second edition features a new preface by the author as well as updated and expanded text, notes, and bibliography
Latin American popular culture : an introduction( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin American Popular Culture: An Introduction is a collection of articles that explores a wide range of compelling cultural subjects in the region, including carnival, romance, funerals, medicine, monuments and dance, among others. The introduction lays out the most important theoretical approaches to the culture of Latin America, and the chapters serve as illustrative case studies. Featuring the latest scholarship in cultural history most of the chapters have not previously been published Latin American Popular Culture is an important resource for courses in Latin American history, civiliza
Twentieth-century Mexico by W. Dirk Raat( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Human tradition in Latin America( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rituals of rule, rituals of resistance : public celebrations and popular culture in Mexico( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents readers with scholarship on public celebrations and popular culture throughout Mexican history. Leading scholars from the Americas and Great Britain discuss aspects of Mexico's popular culture from the seventeenth century to the present. The vast range of Mexican expression is examined, including Corpus Christi celebrations, New Spain, stone murals, and folk theater. Filling a need that becomes ever more pressing, this volume provides fresh insights
The Human tradition in Latin America( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico in world history by William H Beezley( Book )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on materials ranging from archaeological findings to recent studies of migration issues and drug violence, William H. Beezley provides a dramatic narrative of human events as he recounts the story of Mexico in the context of world history. Beginning with the Mayan and Aztec civilizations and their brutal defeat at the hands of the Conquistadors, Beezley highlights the penetrating effect of Spain's three-hundred-year colonial rule, during which Mexico became a multicultural society marked by Roman Catholicism and the Spanish language. Independence, he shows, was likewise marked by foreign invasions and huge territorial losses, this time at the hands of the United States, who annexed a vast land mass--including the states of Texas, New Mexico, and California -- and remained a powerful presence along the border. The 1910 revolution propelled land, educational, and public health reforms, but later governments turned to authoritarian rule, personal profits, and marginalization of rural, indigenous, and poor Mexicans. Throughout this eventful chronicle, Beezley highlights the people and international forces that shaped Mexico's rich and tumultuous history."--Publisher's description
Essays on the Mexican Revolution : revisionist views of the leaders by George Wolfskill( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human tradition in modern Latin America by William H Beezley( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reworks classic biographical approach to social-political history. Covers 1780 to present. Intended for the classroom"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Insurgent governor: Abraham Gonzalez and the Mexican Revolution in Chihuahua by William H Beezley( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico's crucial century, 1810-1910 : an introduction by Colin M MacLachlan( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This accessible account guides the reader through a pivotal time in Mexican history, including such critical episodes as the reign of Santa Anna, the U.S.-Mexican War, and the Porfiriato. Colin M. MacLachlan and William H. Beezley recount how the century between Mexico's independence and the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution had a lasting impact on the course of the nation's history."--Pub. desc
Mexicans in revolution, 1910-1946 : an introduction by William H Beezley( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the events surrounding the Mexican Revolution, covering key moments, conflicts, and developments from 1910 to 1920 and explaining how Mexicans fought for social and economic justice while shaping modern Mexico
Home altars of Mexico by Ramón A Gutiérrez( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays provide the cultural and historic background to the practice of constructing domestic altars, linking the ancient traditions with modern customs
El Gran Pueblo : a history of greater Mexico by Colin M MacLachlan( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the belief that people - not institutions - make history, this narrative of the history of Mexican people examines the challenges they have faced since independence, telling of their resiliency and creative character during the years of political and economic changes. El Gran Pueblo examines national boundaries not as barriers but as the setting of complex interactions, resulting in the convergence of cultures; and, in doing so, reveals the Mexican experience not only in Mexico but in what is today the southwestern United States."--Jacket
Viva Mexico! Viva la independencia! : celebrations of September 16 by William H Beezley( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of celebrations of Mexican Independence Day on September 15. Describes historic celebrations in different parts of the country including Mexico City, San Luis Potosi, San Angel, and Puebla
Latin American popular culture since independence : an introduction( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique reader offers an engaging collection of essays that highlight the diversity of Latin America & rsquo;s cultural expressions from independence to the present. Leading historians explore funerals, dance and music, letters and literature, spectacles and monuments, and world & rsquo;s fairs and food. These themes and events highlight the ways in which a wide range of individuals with copious, at times contradictory, motives attempted to forge identity, turn the world upside down, mock their betters, forget their troubles through dance, express love in letters, and altogether enjoy life. Th
Mexican national identity : memory, innuendo, and popular culture by William H Beezley( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genocide, collective violence, and popular memory : the politics of remembrance in the twentieth century by David E Lorey( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the importance of history in general, emphasizing the importance of symbols, ritual, language, and the use of public spaces in coming to terms with episodes of collective violence and achieving national reconciliation
State governors in the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1952 : portraits in conflict, courage, and corruption( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Beezley, Bill

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Languages
English (192)

Spanish (3)

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Judas at the Jockey Club and other episodes of Porfirian MexicoLatin American popular culture : an introductionTwentieth-century MexicoThe Human tradition in Latin AmericaRituals of rule, rituals of resistance : public celebrations and popular culture in MexicoThe Human tradition in Latin AmericaMexico in world historyThe human tradition in modern Latin America