Source References

Web Sites

Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI)

Museo Nacional de Antropologia (Museo Nacional de Antropologia)

Museo Nacional de Historia (Museo Nacional de Historia)

Aztec Tenochtitlan (Aztec Brands Inc.)

Teotihuacan: The City of the Gods (Archaeological Research Institute, Arizona State University)

Centro de Tecnologia Mineral (CETEM)

Mexican Society for the History of Science and Technology (SMHCT)


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Avery, Ralph Emmett. The greatest engineering feat in the world at Panama: Authentic and complete story of the building and operation of the great waterway--the eighth wonder of the world. New York: Leslie-Judge Co., 1915.

Bakewell, P.J. Silver Mining and Society in Colonial Mexico, Zacatecas 1546-1700. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Bliss, Katherine E. Compromised Positions: Prostitution, Public Health, and Gender Politics in Revolutionary Mexico City. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001.

Burns, E. Bradford. The Poverty of Progress. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983.

Cueto, Marcos. "La Ciudad y las Ratas: La Peste Bubonica en Lima y en la Costa Peruana a Comienzos del Siglo Veinte." Historica. 15 (1991): 1-26.

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Fenn, Mark E. and L.I. de Bauer, Tomas Hernandez-Tejeda. Urban Air Pollution and Forests: Resources at Risk in the Mexico City Air Basin. New York: Springer, 2002.

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Harvey, H.R. Land and Politics in the Valley of Mexico: a Two Thousand Year Perspective. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1991.

Hassig, Ross. Trade, Tribute, and Transportation: The Sixteenth-Century Political Economy of the Valley of Mexico. Norman: Univeristy of Oklahoma Press, 1993. 

Kaufmann, H.W. Fortifications of the Incas. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2006.

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Koontz, Rex, Kathryn Reese-Taylor, and Annabeth Headrick. Landscape and Power in Ancient Mesoamerica. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001.

Mann, Charles C. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus. New York: Vintage Press, 2006.

McEwan, Colin. Pre-Columbian Gold: Technology and Iconography. London: Routledge, 2000.

McMahon, Gary and Felix Remy. Large Mines and the Community: Socioeconomic and Environmental Effects in Latin America, Canada, and Spain. Ottawa: IDRC Books, 2002. 

Meade, Teresa. "Civilizing Rio de Janeiro: the Public Health Campaign and the Riot of 1904." Journal of Social History. 20 (1986): 301-322.

Miller, Robert Ryal. Daily Life in Colonial Mexico: The Journey of Friar Ilarione Da Bergamo, 1761-1768. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2000. 

Needall, Jeffrey. "The 'Revolta contra vacina' of 1904: the Revolt Against 'Modernization' in Belle-Epoque Rio de Janeiro." Hispanic American Historical Review. 67 (1987), 233-270.

Olsen, Patrice. Artifacts of Revolution: Architecture, Society, and Politics in Mexico City, 1920-1940. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.

Opher, Philip and Xavier Sanchez Valladares. Mexico City: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis Arts, 2000. 

Pezzoli, K. Human Settlements and Planning for Ecological Sustainability - The Case of Mexico City. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2000.

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Rodriguez, Martha Eugenia. Contaminacion e insalubridad en la ciudad de Mexico en el siglo XVII. Mexico: Facultad de Medicina, UNAM, 2000.

Romero, Aldemaro. Environmental Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. New York: Springer, 2005. 

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Stein, Stanley J. Silver, Trade, and War: Spain and America in the Making of Early Modern Europe. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. 

West, Robert Cooper. In Quest of Mineral Wealth: Aboriginal and Colonial Mining and Metallurgy in Spanish America. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1994.

Wright, Kenneth R. Machu Picchu: A Civil Engineering Marvel. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2000.

Wright, Kenneth R. and Gordon Francis McEwan and Ruth M. Wright. Tipon: Water Engineering Masterpiece of the Inca Empire. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006.

de Azeredo, Paulo Roberto. "Clase Social e Saude na Cidade no Rio de Janeiro: Primera Metade do seculo XIX." Revista do Museu Paulista. 25 (1978): 129-165.

Films and Videos

Los Olvidados (Connoisseur Video, 1950)

Mexico City: The Impossible City (Films Media Group, 2005)

Mexico: Land of Paradox (Films for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1994)

Sentinels of Silence: The Ruins of Ancient Mexico  (ALTI Publishing, 1971)

The Human Race: Escaping from History (Bullfrog Films, 1995)

undefined (Films for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2001)