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 Sp . were scarce , and water supplies dwindled when the Spaniards shut
down the aqueduct . Yet , Cuauhtémoc would not surrender . The Spaniards then
began a systematic destruction of the city . By midyear , with most of the city in ...
In the Caribbean , the Spaniards had found smaller groups of Indians , many of
whom were nomadic . A process of elimination occurred that was partly a result of
diseases , overwork , abuses , and the actual shock of conquest . The dwindling ...
In the valley of Mexico , the Spaniards found a complex and sedentary society .
As the colonial period progressed , a new class — the mestizo , the mixture of
whites and Indians — began to grow . Their lot was not much better than that of
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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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