Written in a vivid and accessible style, this history book addressed to young readers focuses on one of the most relevant periods in Mexican history: that of the country’s strife for independence from Spain. In addition to its descriptive historical account, the book includes charts, illustrations, and a timeline of main events from 1808 through 1821 that help make the information even more entertaining and clear for children.
About the Author
José Manuel Villalpando is a professor of the history of Mexican law. He was coordinator of historical research at the Mexican publishing house Editorial Clío, and he has contributed to the divulgation of Mexican history to the general public through a variety of media channels including radio, television, and print journalism. He received the National History Prize awarded by the Nuevo León Society for History and Geography. He is the author of more than 20 history books, including Batallas por la historia, Enseñanza del Derecho y vocación del abogado, and Maximiliano, el juicio de la historia.