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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The issue of compensation , however , was not the most critical factor in
determining the U . S . willingness to go to war . In 1845 , President Polk was
willing to exchange the amount due for the Mexican recognition of the U . S .
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Yet , Mexican stability is critical to continue economic development as well as to
attract foreign , particularly U . S . , investments . A continuing tendency toward
violence could frighten away foreign visitors and investors and would weaken the
London : Oxford University Press , 1975 . Johnson , Harold R . From Reconquest
to Empire : The Iberian Background to Latin American History . New York : Alfred
A . Knopf , 1970 . Johnson , Kenneth F . Mexican Democracy : A Critical View .
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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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