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 development of pre - Hispanic Mexico is not the history of a single and
continuous culture that developed and expanded or contracted depending on the
whims of nature or warfare . It is a complex patchwork of cultures that rose and
New Spain developed very differently . Although the Indian population decreased
significantly during the first century of Spanish occupation , the Spanish found
here very large sedentary and organized masses with a richly developed culture .
With the help of his able secretary of the treasury , Matias Romero , he developed
an economic program that advocated exploiting mineral resources by attracting
foreign capital , improving transportation facilities , and organizing an efficient ...
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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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