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Photo credits: Historical black and white photographs courtesy of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Archives. Modern color photographs by the author.
Allen Wells is the Roger Howell Jr. Professor of History at Bowdoin College. His scholarship has focused on modern Mexican history, especially Yucatán and he offers a range of courses in colonial and modern Latin American history.
“[A] fascinating tale that combines a passionate devotion for one’s patrimony with the dispassionate critical perspective honed in decades of superb scholarship. It makes for the best kind of history.” —Robert Jan van Pelt, American Jewish History
Publisher: Duke University Press, 2009
Pages: 480 pages
ISBN 978-0-8223-4389-9 (cloth)
ISBN 978-0-8223-4407-0 (paperback)