Cinco de Mayo: Yesterday and Today

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Cinco de Mayo uses a contemporary reenactment in the village of San Miguel Tlaixpan as the focal point for its vivid description of this Mexican holiday. Photos of the event are combined with original archival lithographs from the period to bring the battle and its setting to life, along with the exciting celebrations that followed. Full color.

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Urrutia works for Tecolote, an innovative publishing house dedicated to bringing Mexican history alive.

Orozco works for Tecolote, an innovative publishing house dedicated to bringing Mexican history alive.

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