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.



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

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

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

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

All Eyes on the Rio Grande: Being the Long Lost Journal of Col T

All Eyes on the Rio Grande: Being the Long Lost Journal of Col T

By Alexander, Thomas
Price: $22.95


The fascinating story of the long lost handwritten journal of the fictional Lt. Colonel Thomas Ivory McIvor, U.S. Army. Lost for nearly a century,...more info

Border Film Project

Border Film Project

By Adler, Rudy; Criado, Victoria; Huneycutt, Brett
Price: $22.95


Every year, thousands of undocumented migrants attempt to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, and every year, the Minutemen, a volunteer group of citizens...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

Cutting for Sign

Cutting for Sign

By Langewiesche, William
Price: $19.00


The border between the United States and Mexico extends 1,951 miles. Among the people who live along it are a migrant laborer huddled in a makeshift...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

Accountant's Story

Accountant's Story

By Escobar, Roberto
Price: $16.99


Arguably the largest and most successful criminal enterprise in history, at times the Medellin drug cartel was smuggling 15 tons of cocaine a day,...more info


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