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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Díaz became their leader . Launching a nationwide rebellion , he proclaimed the
Plan of Tuxtepec , which charged Lerdo with violating state rights , wasting public
funds , and reducing elections to a farce . The plan called for no reelection of ...
González ' s popularity was dwindling , and many clamored for the return of Díaz .
Don Porfirio was elected to a new four - year term . This time , he had no intention
of relinquishing power or abiding by his earlier promises of effective suffrage ...
Sensing Madero ' s growing popularity and the widespread discontent , Díaz
reacted harshly by arresting Madero and numerous supporters . He also
announced that the fatherland still needed him , and that he would run for
president again .
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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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