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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Bonaparte Lamar ( 1838 – 1842 ) Texas incurred a heavy debt , mostly owed to
the United States . An unsuccessful attempt by a Texas military expedition to
capture Santa Fe destroyed whatever chance there had been of securing
Further aggravating the situation was the fact that the United States now claimed
its southern border at the Rio Grande River , which infuriated the Mexicans , who
considered the border to be at the Nueces River . The second factor leading to ...
According to the 1990 census , the unemployment rate for Mexican - Americans
born in the United States was 10 . 1 percent , for those born in Mexico it was 11 .
3 percent , and for whites it was below 6 percent . As is true of educational levels
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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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