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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Away from the direct control of the governor and following the Spanish tradition of
independence , these Spaniards exercised a significant amount of autonomy .
The cabildos selected a procurador ( solicitor ) who represented the interests and
... and landed elements and of betraying the interests of the working class . His
uprising was quickly crushed , and Orozco escaped to Arizona . Madero also
incurred the displeasure of Henry Lane Wilson , the U . S . ambassador to Mexico
In many places , the new settlers imposed land taxes , questioned Spanish land
deeds , and conducted legal proceedings in English , which was detrimental to
the interests of the Spanishspeaking Mexicans . These maneuvers by the new ...
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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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