Review of Lake Chapala Through the Ages, an anthology of travellers’ tales

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Feb 032010
 
Review of Lake Chapala Through the Ages, an anthology of travellers' tales

This review, by poet James Tipton, first appeared in MexConnect online mazazine. Tony Burton’s passion is Mexico, and particularly Western Mexico. Most readers of MexConnect find his many articles on Mexico to be both fascinating and useful, articles with titles like “Guayabitos – the Family Vacation Spot,” or the four-part series, “Can Mexico’s Largest Lake […]

Cartographic Mexico, a history of state fixations and fugitive landscapes

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Feb 022010
 

This book by Raymond Craib (Duke University Press, 2004) is one-of-a-kind. Craib combines archival analysis of mainly 19th century documents with perceptive comments on the relationships between history and geography in Mexico from the mid-19th century until about 1930. Craib emphasizes the significance of map-making in post-Independent Mexico as a means towards furthering nationalism and […]

Jan 152010
 

The new book Geo-Mexico, the geography and dynamics of modern Mexico has been launched at various events in the village of Ajijic, the home of lead author Dr.Richard Rhoda. With co-author Tony Burton in attendance, Rhoda gave the first lecture in his 10-lecture series exploring the geography of Mexico in the Lake Chapala Society on […]

NEW – Geo-Mexico, available on 15 January 2010

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Jan 052010
 
NEW - Geo-Mexico, available on 15 January 2010

Geo-Mexico: the geography and dynamics of modern Mexico is a landmark new book by Dr. Richard Rhoda and Tony Burton. Advance copies have received great reviews. (See our sister site geo-mexico.com for full details). The first edition is now printed in Mexico and being bound, and will be available, right on schedule (thank you Ediciones […]

“Western Mexico, a Traveller’s Treasury” (3rd edition), reviewed by Allan Cogan

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Jan 032010
 

Tony Burton’s Tony Burton’s Western Mexico: A Traveller’s Treasury Reviewed by Allan Cogan in MexConnect, 2003, I’m not sure why I haven’t reviewed this book sooner. It’s been around since 1993 and it was one of the first books my wife and I read when we arrived here in Ajijic eight years ago. And – […]

Reader reviews of Western Mexico, a Traveller’s Treasury

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Jan 022010
 

“The area of Mexico covered by Mr. Burton’s book is filled with historical, cultural and geographical/geological riches. The problem for me as a resident of this area has been where to find them, and where to learn about them, once you have heard about them. This book has been a god-send as it has allowed […]