Mexico: From Montezuma to NAFTA, Chiapas, and Beyond
In this fascinating thousand-year history of America's controversial and rapidly changing neighbor, a leading expert on Latin America explains how Mexico's present and future flow directly from its past. Going well beyond analyses of recent crises, Mexico is an engrossing introduction to the Indian civilizations, the harsh rule of the Spaniards, social violence and revolution, and the country's mercurial relationship with the United States up to the present.
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From Montezuma to NAFTA, Chiapas, and Beyond Jaime Suchlicki, Michael G.
Lemish. The initial Crown policy in dealing with the Indian population took shape
in the encomienda , which entailed assigning Indian groups or inhabitants of a ...
In 1527 , the Crown appointed the first audiencia , which originally was
composed of four justices ( oidores ) and a president . The audiencia also
exercised the right to supervise and investigate the administrative actions of
various officials .
the settlers and the Spanish crown . Procuradores from various towns met to
discuss their needs and to select a general procurador to present their
grievances and requests to the king . Yet , this budding development of
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In nineteen short chapters, each about ten pages long, Jaime Suchlicki explains Mexico. "The Age of Santa Anna", "The U.S.-Mexican War", "Prelude to Revolution: La Reforma", "Maximilian and Foreign ... Leer comentario completo
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Suchlicki, former director of the North-South Center at the University of Miami, provides a well-written, comprehensive, historical narrative of Mexico from the time of the conquest through the ... Leer comentario completo
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