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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Despite attempts at negotiation , followed by military attacks , the Zapatistas
continued to fight , Zapata ' s reputation grew , and his followers multiplied .
Discontent was not reserved to the agrarian sector . Ambitious military leaders
still loyal to ...
Calles continued Obregón ' s labor and educational policies . The alliance
between labor and government was enhanced with the appointment of Morones
as labor secretary . CROM continued to expand , and new unions , under the
While consumer industries such as food processing and textiles continued to
expand , new chemical , cement , metallurgical , and beer industries were
established . American capital rushed into Mexico for many of these and other
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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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