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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CHAPTER 5 COLONIAL ECONOMY AND LABOR The mineral and human
wealth found in New Spain shaped Spanish economic policy for the next three
centuries . Spain believed , as did other European powers , that colonies existed
for the ...
The high prices of Spanish products , the desire for a variety of European goods ,
and the decline of Spain as a major maritime power encouraged the Europeans ,
particularly the Dutch , English , and French , to challenge Spanish control .
Spain perceived the growing power of England and its expanding empire in
North America as a threat to Spain ' s colonial possessions . Northern Mexico had
been settled primarily by missionaries . During the seventeenth century , Father ...
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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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