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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Enterprising Spaniards brought cattle and sheep to Mexico and received large
grants of lands from the Crown , which was interested in encouraging the
settlement of vast unpopulated areas , particularly in the northern regions .
The first president of Mexico , Guadalupe Victoria , inherited an empty treasury
and a devastated economy . Because most of the fighting occurred in the mining
areas , many silver mines were either closed or destroyed . Agricultural
and agricultural areas of Mexico that have been in constant economic decline .
Zacatecas and Michoacán represent two of the poorest nonIndian areas of the
country . The heavily Indian and more southern areas of Mexico , however , such
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