Américo Paredes


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  1. American Extremes

    American Extremes

    Extremos de América

    Written by Daniel Cosío Villegas, Translated by Américo Paredes, Introduced by John P. Harrison

    Series Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    In this notable collection of essays, written in the middle of the twentieth century, a towering Mexican thinker discusses both Latin America's internal problems and its relations with the United States, Russia, and the rest of... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2014
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. A Texas-Mexican Cancionero
    The folksongs of Texas's Mexican population pulsate with the lives of folk heroes, gringos, smugglers, generals, jailbirds, and beautiful women. In his cancionero, or songbook, Américo Paredes presents sixty-six of these... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border
    In an illustrious career spanning over forty years, Américo Paredes has often set the standard for scholarship and writing in folklore and Chicano studies. In folklore, he has been in the vanguard of important theoretical... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. With His Pistol in His Hand
    Gregorio Cortez Lira, a ranchhand of Mexican parentage, was virtually unknown until one summer day in 1901 when he and a Texas sheriff, pistols in hand, blazed away at each other after a misunderstanding. The sheriff was killed... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1970
    Paperback | £15.99