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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As one reads about Mexico ' s turbulent past , one should note several themes
and elements recurring and affecting the history of Mexico : Struggles between
north and south , urban and rural , rich and poor , Mexico City and the rest of the ...
Most of the population lives in the temperate lands in the central plateau in and
around Mexico City , where temperatures range from seventy to seventy - five
degrees Fahrenheit . The highlands are usually too cold and the coastal areas ...
Winfield Scott ' s entrance into Mexico City . In the era of Manifest Destiny , the
United States and Mexico fought a costly war ( 1846 – 1848 ) that ended in
Mexico ' s defeat and loss of half of its territory . Library of Congress Slidell had
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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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