On the Border

Books on the history, politics and social issues surrounding the border of the United States and Mexico, primarily the Texas/Mexico section.



The Great Call-Up

The Great Call-Up

By Harris III, Charles H. and Louis R. Sadler
Price: $39.95


On June 18, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson called up virtually the entire army National Guard, some 150,000 men, to meet an armed threat to the...more info

Tecate Journals

Tecate Journals

By Bowden, Keith
Price: $16.95


A unique, compelling, and timely adventure that explores an important natural resource and its extraordinary impact on our borderlands. More than a...more info

River Has Never Divided Us

River Has Never Divided Us

By Morgenthaler, Jefferson
Price: $22.95


Not quite the United States and not quite Mexico, La Junta de los Rios straddles the border between Texas and Chihuahua, occupying the basin formed...more info

Rio Grande: An Eagle's View

Rio Grande: An Eagle's View

By McIntyre, Barbara; Photography by Adriel Heisey
Price: $75.00


The Rio Grande: An Eagle's View chronicles one of the world's most significant and endangered rivers, showcasing its exquisite beauty and importance....more info

La Junta de los Rios

La Junta de los Rios

By Morgenthaler, Jefferson
Price: $18.95


Presidio, Texas, sits opposite the junction of the Rio Grande and Mexico's Rio Conchos. On the far bank, south of the junction, is Ojinaga,...more info

In the Shadow of the Carmens

In the Shadow of the Carmens

By McKinney, Bonnie Reynolds
Price: $39.95


Signed copies available for a limited time, order now! Just across the Rio Grande from West Texas in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, the mountain...more info

God's Middle Finger

God's Middle Finger

By Grant, Richard
Price: $15.00


Twenty miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border, the rugged, beautiful Sierra Madre mountains begin their dramatic ascent. Almost 900 miles long, the...more info

Exodus/Éxodo

Exodus/Éxodo

By Bowden, Charles; Photographer Julian Cardona
Price: $50.00


Immigration has become one of the most important and contentious issues of our time. But even as policy makers in the United States and Mexico argue...more info

Drug Lord

Drug Lord

By Poppa, Terrence E.
Price: $16.95


A new edition of a True Crime Classic with new preface and introduction. “The [drug smuggling] business goes on, the slaughtered dead pile up, the...more info

Down by the River

Down by the River

By Bowden, Charles
Price: $16.00


Lionel Bruno Jordan was murdered on January 20, 1995, in an El Paso parking lot, but he keeps coming back as the key to a multibillion-dollar drug...more info


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