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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The PRI selected Carlos Salinas de Gortari as its presidential candidate . The
thirty - nine - year - old minister of budget and planning was trained in economics
and had been educated at Harvard University . He was committed to economic ...
Both Salinas and Zedillo pledged to abide by the results and promised “ a
transparent , honest and democratic election . ” The Salinas administration
undertook significant measures and spent millions to legitimize the election . New
photo IDs ...
The shooting of the secretary general of the party , an apparent ally of outgoing
President Salinas , may have been intended to warn those who want rapid
reforms as well as government officials who are combating the narcotics trade in
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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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