The IHR Library holds a wealth of resources on Mexican history, covering the period of the Conquest of Mexico up until the twentieth century. A range of sources, such as, treaties, diaries, autobiographies and letters, are included in English, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages.
- Spanish Conquest
- Colonial Period (1521- 1810)
- Independence (1807-1829)
- The Mexican-American War
- The Porfiriato
- The Mexican Revolution (1910 -1920)
- Since 1945
- Jimenez-Codinach, Estela Guadalupe., Britain and the Independence of Mexico 1808-1821
- Cody, William Frederick., British interest in the independence of Mexico 1808-1827
- Cushner, Nicholas Peter., Mexico, Manila, Andalusia : consulado rivalry and American trade 1704-1734.
- Brading, David Anthony., Society and administration in late eighteenth century Guanajuato : with especial reference to the silver mining industry
A full list of our electronic resources is available on the E-resources page. Below are a few examples of resources that could be useful for this subject (most are available onsite in the IHR or via subscription only):
- Drug war Mexico [electronic resource] : politics, neoliberalism and violence in the new narcoeconomy / Peter Watt and Roberto Zepeda.
- The roots of conservatism in Mexico [electronic resource] : Catholicism, society, and politics in the Mixteca Baja, 1750-1962 / Benjamin T. Smith.
- The metamorphosis of leadership in a democratic Mexico [electronic resource] / Roderic Ai Camp.
- Mexico since 1980 [electronic resource] / Stephen Haber, Herbert S. Klein, Noel Maurer, Kevin J. Middlebrook.
- Abolition of Slavery in the Republic of Mexico [electronic resource].
- Texas & New Mexico Act of 1850 [electronic resource].
- New Mexico historical review.
- Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
- Latin American regional reports : Mexico & NAFTA report.
- Mexican studies = Estudios mexicanos.
- Historia Mexicana.
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