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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Europeans were unaccustomed to guerrilla warfare and were fighting in
unknown terrain . The liberals found refuge and support from local chieftains and
from poor Indians and mestizos . The war dragged on . Maximilian instituted the
Seated here in the middle , Emiliano Zapata was the leader of the landless Indian
masses who waged guerrilla warfare in southern Mexico . A brave and unselfish
revolutionary , he became a national hero and , together with Pancho Villa ...
The rise of the Sandinistas in Nicaragua , the violent civil war in El Salvador ,
guerrilla fighting in Guatemala , Cuba ' s policies and actions , and U . S .
intervention in Grenada provided the Mexican president with opportunities to
reaffirm his ...
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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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