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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If found guilty of any misbehavior while in office , he was required to make
restitution to those whom he had mistreated ; in some instances , harsher
punishments were administered . Another important check on the power of higher
officials was ...
In addition to mining , cattle and sheep raising became important and prosperous
businesses . Although the activity called for daring horsemanship , it required no
sustained effort , for Mexico's abundant lands facilitated breeding . The cattle ...
In the past decades , Mexico has become the U.S.'s third most important trading
partner after Canada and Japan , and its fourth most important foreign source of
petroleum . Mexico is also one of the leading countries in Latin America in terms
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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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