Michael Hogan
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Michael Hogan

Michael Hogan is the author of twenty-four books, including two collections of short stories, eight books of poetry, selected essays on teaching in Latin America, two novels, and the best-selling Irish Soldiers of Mexico, a history of the Irish battalion in Mexico which formed the basis for an MGM movie starring Tom Berenger. Many of his works have been translated into Spanish.

His latest book, Abraham Lincoln and Mexico, is an account of how Lincoln risked his political career objecting to the invasion of Mexico (1846-48) and how, after he became president, he secretly aided Mexican republicans in their struggle against Maximilian and the French Occupation while remaining outwardly remain neutral so the French would not join up with the Confederacy. C.M. Mayo calls this work a "shining contribution to the history of Abraham Lincoln..." It was nominated as the best book on US-Latin American relations, featured in the Smithsonian, and has consistently appeared on Amazon's best-seller list in Mexico.

Hogan's most recent poetry collection, Winter Solstice: Selected Poems 1975-2012, was published with a revealing introduction by Sam Hamill. This long-awaited collection included poems from the Paris Review, New Letters and the American Poetry Review as well as selections from out-of print-chapbooks. Hogan's memoir, Newport: A Writer's Beginnings, observes the author's early influences as well as his youthful encounters with Eisenhower at the Summer White House in Newport, and JFK at Boston College.

Dr. Hogan's work has appeared in many journals such as the Paris Review, the Harvard Review, Z-Magazine, Political Affairs and the Monthly Review. He is the former director of Latin American initiatives for the College Board, and a special consultant to the U.S. Department of State's Office of Overseas Schools. Hogan has worked as an Humanities Department Head for fourteen years in American schools abroad and as a professor of international relations at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara. He has given workshops and presentations at conferences in the United States, Canada, Malaysia, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina.He currently lives in Guadalajara, Mexico with the textile artist Lucinda Mayo, and their dog, Molly Malone.

Official home page: http://www.drmichaelhogan.com

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    • The Irish Soldiers of Mexico

    • By: Michael Hogan
    • Narrated by: Emil Nicholas Gallina
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Irish Soldiers of Mexico tells the story of the Irish immigrants who joined the Mexican Army in the War of 1846-48 and were later hanged by the U.S. Army....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling overlooked chapter in American, Mexican, and Irish history.

    • By Steve Adams on 04-22-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Abraham Lincoln and Mexico

    • A History of Courage, Intrigue, and Unlikely Friendships
    • By: Michael Hogan
    • Narrated by: Emil N Gallina
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book by a noted PhD historian is one of the best books available about historical relations between the United States and Mexico....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History buff or not, this is a great book

    • By Linda on 07-26-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • We Never Know How High We Are Till We Are Called to Rise

    • Fifteen Five-Minute Speeches for Induction Ceremonies
    • By: Michael Hogan
    • Narrated by: Paul Bloede
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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    Fifteen dynamic and inspirational talks by a noted international educator and motivational speaker who utilizes storytelling and history to inspire students....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wish we had more educators like Michael Hogan

    • By AGNES on 08-08-16

    Regular price: $6.95

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