"Lots of amazing stuff here. Gods, Gachupines and Gringos no more resembles the typical 'history of Mexico' book than a rushing river resembles a dried-up arroyo."
~James Tipton, MexConnect

Gods, Gachupines and Gringos

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Gods, Gachupines and Gringos by Richard Grabman

The first complete history of México for general readers in many years, and maybe the first intentionally non-academic history of México, Gods, Gachupines and Gringos is a solidly researched introduction to a surprisingly multi-cultural, multi-faceted nation.

Gods, Gachupines and Gringos puts flesh and bones on the dusty figures of the past while shedding light on the common humanity of the uncommon humans who created this unique country and its unique culture.

Always conscious of the outsiders, the Gods, Gachupines and Gringos of the title – as well as the "overlooked insiders": women, gays, Afro-Mexicans and others – Grabman accepts México as it is, not as we might like it to be nor how it possibly should be, often with surprising wit and humor.

With cover design, art and interior illustrations by cutting edge graphic designer and web developer, Joaquin Ramón Herrera (Nezua of Xolografik Design Studios), and printed in highly-readable 11.5 point Utopia typeface on 80-pound bond paper, this hefty volume is meant to be not just studied, but enjoyed, for years to come.

Soft cover: 480 pages
ISBN: 978-0-9816637-0-8

US: 24.95 USD
Canada: $34.95 CAD
Mexico: $395.00 MXN
eBook: $19.95 USD

Prices reflect the purchase price in the currency of buyer's location and include free shipping and handling within the NAFTA zone. Outside the NAFTA zone, price is in U.S. dollars, shipping and handling not included.

Gods, Gachupines and Gringos Reviews

"I enjoyed Grabman's subtle humor ...The book is thoroughly researched and well documented with an all-inclusive bibliography and a complete index...is highly readable, well articulated, and remarkably comprehensive.
~Richard R. Blake, Readers Views

"...as a non-academic writer for a general audience, Grabman unhesitatingly selects the most compelling details of Mexico's long and convoluted history and uses them to turn a difficult story into a joyful, dynamic read."
~Alex Gesheva, Guadalajara Reporter

"...a well-researched, cited, documented elucidation of Mexican history. It is not just informative, but fun and entertaining.

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