Great books about World History

A Listmania! list by Denise Cassino (Colorado)
The list author says: "I've read a few good historical sagas lately and found one in particular about the Rio Grande Valley in the first half of the 20th century, so I thought I'd a make list!"
Don't Be Afraid, Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks From The Heart: The Story of Elvia Alvarado
1.  Don't Be Afraid, Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks From The Heart: The Story of Elvia Alvarado by Elvia Alvarado
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In Search of Captain Zero: A Surfer's Road Trip Beyond the End of the Road
2.  In Search of Captain Zero: A Surfer's Road Trip Beyond the End of the Road by A. C. Weisbecker
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Roots of Indifference
3.  Roots of Indifference by Terri Ragsdale
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$17.99   Used & New from: $17.85
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History (Second Edition)
4.  Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History (Second Edition) by Susan Toby Evans
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Under the Volcano: A Novel
5.  Under the Volcano: A Novel by Malcolm Lowry
$12.37   Used & New from: $5.58
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya
6.  An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya by Mary Ellen Miller
$14.69   Used & New from: $6.89
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set I, Books 1-3: The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn
7.  The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set I, Books 1-3: The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan
$18.69   Used & New from: $6.05
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews)

Mexico: Narco-Violence and a Failed State?
8.  Mexico: Narco-Violence and a Failed State? by George W. Grayson
$32.53   Used & New from: $1.00
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States
9.  A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States by Timothy J. Henderson
$14.25   Used & New from: $3.59
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Total Resistance
10.  Total Resistance by H. Von Dach
$10.14   Used & New from: $7.91
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

By right of conquest, or, With Cortez in Mexico (Volume 2)
11.  By right of conquest, or, With Cortez in Mexico (Volume 2) by G. A. Henty
$26.59

The Broken Spears:   The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico
12.  The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico by Miguel Leon-Portilla
$19.00   Used & New from: $9.08
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The Mexico Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers)
13.  The Mexico Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers) by Gilbert M. Joseph
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields
14.  Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields by Charles Bowden
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Rain of Gold
15.  Rain of Gold by Victor E. Villasenor
$14.35   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

The Conquest of New Spain
16.  The Conquest of New Spain by Diaz Del Casti Bernal Diaz Del Castillo
$12.06   Used & New from: $2.71
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The Labyrinth of Solitude: The Other Mexico, Return to the Labyrinth of Solitude, Mexico and the United States, the Philanthropic Ogre
17.  The Labyrinth of Solitude: The Other Mexico, Return to the Labyrinth of Solitude, Mexico and the United States, the Philanthropic Ogre by Octavio Paz
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Mexicanos, Second Edition: A History of Mexicans in the United States
18.  Mexicanos, Second Edition: A History of Mexicans in the United States by Manuel G. Gonzales
$16.08   Used & New from: $16.07
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Dosha, Flight of the Russian Gypsies
19.  Dosha, Flight of the Russian Gypsies by Sonia Meyer
$7.99
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