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Evans, Susan Toby. 2004
Ancient Mexico & Central America
Archaeology and Culture History
New York: Thamas & Hudson
Knight, Alan. 2002
The Colonial Era
Cambridge University Press


Ancient Mexico
History of Mesoamerica
History of Mesoamerica History
Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations
Metropolitan State College of Denver - Department of Chicana/o Studies

Suggest Readings



  1. ASSATA (1987) - Assata Shukur – an autobiography
  2. Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self  (2010)  – Danielle Evans
  3. Krik Krak and/or Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge Danticat
  4. Coffee Will Make You Black ( 1995) - April Sinclair
  5. Dreams from my Father - Barack Obama  - a story of race and inheritance
  6. Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison
  7. Kindred and other books by - Octavia Butler
  8. Malcolm X Autobiographies  - as told by Alex Haley
  9. The Value in Family and/or  Acts of Faith a daily incentive and guide - Iyanla Vanzant
  10. The Souls of Black Folks - W. E. B. Dubois




  1. The House of Spirits - Isabelle Allende
  2. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia
  3. In the Times of Butterflies - Julia Alvarez
  4. The Labyrinth of Solitude - Octavio Paz
  5. The Death of Artencio Cruz - Carlos Fuentes
  6. Hopscotch – Julio Cortazar
  7. Death in the Andes – Mario Vargas Llosa
  8. Kiss of the Spiderwoman – Manuel Puig
  9. 120 Reasons to Love Being Latino -  Latino Magazi
  10. When I was a Puerto Rican – Emeralda Santiago




  1. The Ghost Ways – and other readings - Tony Hillerman
  2. Bless Me – Ultima Rudulfo Anaya
  3. All Trails Lead to Santa Fe - 2010 – Sunstone Press
  4. Pobladores: Hispanic Americas on the Ute Frontier – Francis Leon Quintana
  5. Literacy, Education and Society in New Mexico 1693-1821 – Bernardo P. Gallegos
  6. Em-Ir I Returned and Saw under the Sun: Padre Martinez of Toes -   E. A. Mares
  7. Colorado’s Land : Essays on Daily Life in Colonia New Mexico – Marc Simmons
  8. Brief History of New Mexico – Myra Ellen Jenkins
  9. The Preservation of the Village :New Mexico Hispanics and the New Deal – Suzanne Forest


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