University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Oscar J. Martínez

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Oscar J. Martínez is Regents Professor of History at the University of Arizona. He has authored and edited numerous books, including "Mexico’s Uneven Development: The Geographic and Historical Context of Inequality," along with many articles, book chapters and reviews. His most recent book, published in March 2018, is "Ciudad Juárez: Saga of a Legendary Border City."

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Oscar J. Martínez
“Ciudad Juárez: Saga of a Legendary Border City” by Oscar J. Martínez. Oscar J. Martínez offers a comprehensive history of Ciudad Juárez from its beginnings as a Spanish frontier outpost to the present. In this singular history, Martinez brings Juárez’s U.S. ties to the forefront, providing a rich and nuanced portrait of a complex border city.

University of Arizona Press (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
History / Biography

Author: Oscar Martínez
Stories of Resistance
Stories of the strength, resilience and persistence of working class people struggling against the odds including indigenous women fighting for tribal rights, women labor organizers, peace activists, Latina midwives and people living in border communities.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Fran Leeper Buss, Katrina Jagodinsky, Oscar Martínez
Moderator: Elizabeth Kennedy

Ciudad Juárez: Saga of a Legendary Border City
History / Biography
University of Arizona Press
March 2018
ISBN 9780816537228
Paperback, 352 pages
$29.95, INSTORE
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The seminal history of the iconic Mexican border city by the founder of border studies--Provided by publisher.

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

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Tucson Medical Center

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