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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In 1842 , Houston succeeded Lamar and sought help from European powers .
Either France or England should guarantee Texas ' s independence in return for
economic concessions . Texas was even willing to abolish slavery in return for ...
Mexico , however , already owed plenty , and European powers were more
interested in collecting their old debts than in ... repudiation but simply an attempt
to gain time to put Mexico ' s economic house in order , Europeans protested
Europe . Railroad , telegraph , and telephone lines were expanded . Harbors
were enlarged and modernized . The administrative machinery was overhauled ,
making it more efficient and less corrupt . Mining , in particular , boomed as a
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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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