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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As the burden increased , the commoners in outlying areas revolted more
frequently , and the power of the army was spread over ever - larger territories far
from Tenochtitlán . Although these factors alone would probably not have been ...
The emphasis on administrative efficiency , the territorial reorganizations , the
increased taxation , and the expulsion of the Jesuits all induced disruptions that
accentuated differences and that created conditions , if not for independence ,
Meanwhile , Echeverría continued to maintain close relations with Castro ' s
Cuba and increased collaboration with the regime in Havana . This foreign policy
activism catapulted Echeverría into a prominent position in the developing world .
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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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