Trinity University Press

...authoritative, detailed, and engrossing...

Excellent Publishers Weekly review of our forthcoming book Maximilian and Carlota: Europe’s Last Empire in Mexico by M. M. McAllen. "On the 150th anniversary of the installation of Austria’s Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian von Habsburg as emperor of Mexico , McAllen (I Would Rather Sleep in Texas) offers an authoritative, detailed, and engrossing account of the rise and fall of Mexico’s Second Empire... McAllen ably demonstrates how the Second Empire’s collapse was one of the most spectacular personal tragedies and political failures of the 19th century." Read more.

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