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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These factions ultimately evolved into competition between those who
championed war and those who advocated peace . This conflict was personified
through tales of Tezcatlipoca and Quetzalcóatl . The ancestral supreme deity of
the Toltecs ...
Yet others , fearing the breakup of the country into small fiefdoms , advocated a
strong central government able to impose order and unite the nation . Differences
also existed concerning the role of the military . This institution now emerged as ...
It advocated self - determination and nonintervention and challenged U . S .
policies and involvement in Mexico . In a very real sense , the Mexican revolution
and , perhaps , the Chiapas rebellion are a continuation of the movement that
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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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