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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It was also in Dolores that he joined a Creole conspiracy to expel the Spaniards
from Mexico . As a result of his great speaking ability and charisma , Hidalgo rose
to lead the movement . The Spaniards soon discovered the conspiracy .
Juárez was arrested and , after several months in jail , was exiled to New Orleans
, where he joined other exiled Mexicans plotting the overthrow of Santa Anna .
He met Melchor Ocampo , one of the brightest ideologues of the liberal cause ...
During the 1850s , he joined the army and fought on the liberal side during the
War of the Reform . At thirty - two , he achieved the rank of brigadier general . A
ruthless and daring leader , Díaz gained national fame fighting the French and ...
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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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