Updated February 23, 2018 by Ben G

The 10 Best Mexican History Books

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The Course of Mexican History
The Oxford History of Mexico
Villa and Zapatista

This wiki has been updated 14 times since it was first published in February of 2018. Whether you're a student looking to expand your knowledge, a seasoned professor who needs sources for a paper or new materials to teach from, or just an enthusiast who loves to explore the latest research, our list of books on Mexican history will help you find anything from a comprehensive overview to a deep dive into a moment in the country's life. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best mexican history book on Amazon.

10. The Course of Mexican History

9. Biography of Power

8. A Glorious Defeat

7. The Olmecs

6. Mexico in World History

5. The Women's Revolution

4. Villa and Zapatista

3. The Oxford History of Mexico

2. The Mexico Reader

1. A New Compact History of Mexico


Ben G
Last updated on February 23, 2018 by Ben G

Ben is a writer from California. He mostly dives into film, videogames, and science fiction literature. Also Hello Kitty. He likes Hello Kitty a whole lot. Ben holds a bachelor's from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a major in literature and a minor in linguistics. He has worked as a technical writer and edited his own online magazine and podcast. His expertise is in electronics, decor, textbooks and nonfiction, especially in the sciences and humanities.


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