AP Comparative Government: British and Mexican Revolutions

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On Reserve:

  • The Origins of the English Civil War. Reserve DA415 .T3
  • England's glorious Revolution, 1688-1689: a brief history with documents. Reserve DA435 .P56 2006
  • The century of revolution, 1603-1714. ReserveDA 375 H5
  • From Counter-Reformation to Glorious Revolution. Reserve DA 375 .T74 1992
  • A monarchy transformed : Britain 1603-1714. Reserve DA375 .K575 1996
  • Rebellion : the history of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution. Reserve DA375 .A25 2014
  • Competing voices from the Mexican Revolution. Reserve F 1234 .C734 2010
  • The Mexican Revolution : a brief history with documents. Reserve F1234 .W373 2012
  • Mexico : biography of power : a history of modern Mexico, 1810-1996. Reserve F1231.5 .K72 1997
  • Revolutionary Mexico : the coming and process of the Mexican Revolution. Reserve F1234 .H3 1987
  • Villa and Zapata : a history of the Mexican Revolution. Reserve F1234 .M155 2001

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Updated 11/16