Originally published in 1843, Fanny Calderon de la Barca, gives her spirited account of living in Mexicofrom her travels with her husband through Mexico as the Spanish diplomat to the daily struggles with finding good helpFanny gives the reader an enlivened picture of the life and times of a country still struggling with independence.
Introduction by Woodrow Borah
Letters 1-8: October to December, 1839
Letters 8-23: January to June, 1840
Letters 23-30: July to December, 1840
Letters 30-41: January to June, 1841
Letters 41-51: July to December, 1841
Letters 52-54: January to April, 1842