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Beezley, William H.

Overview
Works: 54 works in 234 publications in 2 languages and 15,999 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Local history 
Roles: Editor, Commentator for written text
Classifications: F1226, 972
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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 2,510 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 ( )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mexicans in revolution, 1910-1946 an introduction by William H Beezley ( )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,169 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
Mexico's crucial century, 1810-1910 an introduction by Colin M MacLachlan ( )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,139 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
Rituals of rule, rituals of resistance : public celebrations and popular culture in Mexico by William H Beezley ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,047 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
Latin American popular culture : an introduction ( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This unique reader offers an engaging collection of essays that highlight the diversity of Latin America’s cultural expressions from independence to the present. Leading historians explore funerals, dance and music, letters and literature, spectacles and monuments, and world’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
The Human tradition in Latin America ( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The human tradition in modern Latin America ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 788 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
The Human tradition in Latin America ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twentieth-century Mexico by W. Dirk Raat ( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Gran Pueblo : a history of greater Mexico by Colin M MacLachlan ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 621 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."--BOOK JACKET
Mexico in world history by William H Beezley ( Book )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 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 )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Insurgent governor: Abraham Gonzalez and the Mexican Revolution in Chihuahua by William H Beezley ( Book )
7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home altars of Mexico by Ramón A Gutiérrez ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 399 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
A companion to Mexican history and culture by William H Beezley ( Book )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Companion to Mexican History and Culture features 40 essays contributed by international scholars that incorporate ethnic, gender, environmental, and cultural studies to reveal a richer portrait of the Mexican experience, from the earliest peoples to the present. Features the latest scholarship on Mexican history and culture by an array of international scholars Essays are separated into sections on the four major chronological eras Discusses recent historical interpretations with critical historiographical sources, and is enriched by cultural analysis, ethnic and gender studies, and visual evidence The first volume to incorporate a discussion of popular music in political analysis"
Viva Mexico! Viva la independencia! : celebrations of September 16 by William H Beezley ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 309 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 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Genocide, Collective Violence, and Popular Memory: The Politics of Remembrance in the Twentieth Century, the editors present and discuss the many different social responses to the challenge of coming to terms with past reigns of terror and collective violence. Designed for undergraduate courses in political violence and revolution, this volume treats a wide variety of incidents of collective violence-from decades-long genocide to short-lived massacres. The selection of essays provides a broad range of thought-provoking case studies from Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. This provocat
Mexican national identity : memory, innuendo, and popular culture by William H Beezley ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
State governors in the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1952 : portraits in conflict, courage, and corruption ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beezley, Bill
Beezley, Bill, 1942-
Languages
English (178)
Spanish (1)
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