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 Crown began to appoint regidores for life and initiated the practice of selling
offices . Regidores in turn appointed the alcaldes . These changes were
accompanied by frequent quarrels between the cabildo members and the
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The regime even initiated a modest agrarian reform program , providing free
seeds to the Indian communities and restoring some ejidos to the Yaqui and
Maya Indians . Yet , Huerta had no real social program , and he relied heavily on
CHAPTER 14 THE REVOLUTION TAKES SHAPE Obregón ' s rise to power
initiated a period of economic reform and relative tranquillity . The preceding
decade had witnessed the dismantling of the Porfirian dictatorship , the
development of a ...
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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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