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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Village communities were organized around centers with distinctive ceremonial
structures , which were apparently occupied by specialized elites with the power
to appropriate agricultural surpluses and labor . Only societies governed by ...
He abolished Indian tribute and black slavery , and ordered lands restored to
Indian communities . He was captured and executed by the Spaniards a year
later . Library of Congress Hidalgo . Many Creoles fearfully defected from his ...
The election of Echeverría ' s Secretary of Finance José López Portillo to the
presidency in 1976 seemed to allay , at least temporarily , the fears of Mexico ' s
business community . The president implemented the International Monetary
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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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