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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Yet , the system created numerous problems , many that still beset Mexico today .
It created an economy that is dependent upon the outside world , one that stifled
innovation , commerce , and industry ; it permitted , and even fostered , social ...
Parallel to the CTM , Cárdenas promoted the creation of a Confederación
Nacional de Campesinos ( CNC , National Peasant ... Cárdenas ' s policy toward
the Spanish Civil War and the U . S . oil companies in Mexico , however , created
A recently created conservative party — the Partido de Acción Nacional ( PAN ,
National Action Party ) — nominated its own opposition candidate , Juan A .
Almazán , a wealthy Catholic landowner . Yet , as expected , no administration ...
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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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