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 three decades are best characterized as a period of limited and sporadic
economic growth . The value of mining , for example , the most important sector of
Mexican exports under Díaz , did not return to its 1910 level until well into the ...
uing power monopoly , and unable to dispense the usual economic favors to
labor , peasant , and radical groups , the PRI was under siege . Yet , the party ' s
establishment rejected Cárdenas ' s prescription for democratizing the PRI as
The Mexican economy has also decreased its dependence on petroleum exports
, while diversifying its export base . ... Since 1988 , the economy has experienced
a moderate recovery from the six - year economic crisis that began in 1982 .
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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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