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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... than to any other country , solicit U . S . investment for growth , have millions of
relatives living in the Colossus of the North , have joined the North American Free
Trade Agreement , and wish for a democracy as it exists in the United States .
While disorder dominated in the north , Mayan culture entered a period of great
expansion and progress . The Mayans had many important centers , none of
which completely dominated the others . The Petén region of Guatemala ,
The term “ manifest destiny ” was coined in 1845 by John L . O ' Sullivan , editor
of the Democratic Review , to describe the U . S . destiny to conquer and occupy
North America . This belief , however , was not new to the country . Thomas ...
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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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