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 objective of López Portillo and of François Mitterrand , the recently elected
Socialist president of France , was to force the inclusion of guerrilla
representatives in the Salvadorean congressional elections of 1982 . The United
States and ...
Voters were frightened by Cárdenas ' s constant warnings about violence in the
event of election fraud , and his ill - timed trip to Chiapas to meet with Zapatista
rebel ... As the elections approached on August 21 , few expected him to win .
In 1990 , legislators approved the Federal Code of Electoral Institutions and
Procedures ( COFIPE ) , which significantly reformed the manner in which
elections are conducted and adjudicated . Expanded freedoms have
accompanied electoral ...
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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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