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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CHAPTER 2 A DIVIDED LAND : MEXICO ' S NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND
NATIVE PEOPLES Mexico is a contrasting and beautiful blend of past and
present . It is a land where the influences of highly developed Indian civilizations
and old ...
He distributed about forty - nine million acres of land , more than had been
distributed in all the years since the revolution . About one third of the Mexican
population received land under the agrarian reform program , most of which went
to the ...
The government also promised those who stayed , and whose land deeds had
been issued before annexation , that those deeds would be honored , and that
their culture and language would be legally respected . Approximately eighty ...
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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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