Manuel Bautista Gonzalez

  Manuel A. Bautista González (Mexico City, 1984) is a second-year student in the United States History doctoral program at Columbia University in the City of New York, funded by CONACYT, Mexico, and Columbia's Richard Hofstadter Fellowship. Manuel specializes in U. S. economic and financial history. For his graduate work at Columbia, Manuel intends to study the consequences of the use of Mexican silver pesos as legal tender in the United States during the first half of the 19th...

Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan is a Ph.D. candidate studying 20th-century Mexican history. His dissertation title is: "Flowers and Iron Fists: Ernesto P. Uruchurtu and the Modernization of Mexico City, 1952-1966." In 1952, under the presidency of Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1952-1958), former Secretario de Gobernación  Ernesto P. Uruchurtu was appointed mayor or “regent” of Mexico City, a position which Uruchurtu would hold until 1966, longer than any other mayor in the city’s history...


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