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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Santa Anna ' s lavish spending and increased taxation rallied internal opposition
. To make matters worse , bubonic plague spread throughout the country . In the
south , the center of old liberalism , a new generation was emerging that was ...
Internal revenue from commerce and industry was negligible . Borrowing from
abroad seemed the only way to finance government operations . Mexico ,
however , already owed plenty , and European powers were more interested in
The U . S . public campaign to nudge Mexico into a more democratic , less
corrupt system also causes unhappiness among Mexico ' s political elites and is
considered to be continuing interference in Mexico ' s internal affairs .
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - al.stevens - LibraryThing
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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