Suggested Course Texts:
U.S./Mexico Border Studies

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New in Border Studies

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Blockading the Border and Human Rights
By Timothy J. Dunn

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Border Bandits
By Camilla Fojas

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Words by Charles Bowden Artwork by Alice Leora Briggs

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Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Border Identifications
By Pablo Vila

Border Radio (revised edition)
By Gene Fowler and Bill Crawford

Colonias and Public Policy in Texas and Mexico
By Peter M. Ward

Crossing Borders, Reinforcing Borders
By Pablo Vila

Drug War Zone
By Howard Campbell

Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border
By Américo Paredes

Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory
By Emma Pérez

Fragmented Lives, Assembled Parts
By Alejandro Lugo

Golondrina, why did you leave me?
By Bárbara Renaud González

La Gran Línea
By Paula Rebert

The Making of the Mexican Border
By Juan Mora-Torres

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

By Margaret E. Dorsey

The River Has Never Divided Us
By Jefferson Morgenthaler

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

Violence and Activism at the Border
By Kathleen Staudt

"With His Pistol In His Hand"
By Américo Paredes

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