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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They were excellent architects , and their prominent use of platforms and north -
south orientation became the model for later Mesoamerican cities . The carefully
planned Olmec ceremonial complexes demonstrate notable engineering and ...
Such legislation as the Law of Burgos ( 1512 – 1513 ) or , later , the New Laws (
1542 ) , which sought to end the encomienda , were intended more as statements
of purpose than as practical legislation that could be implemented in the New ...
Seventeen years later , he was allowed to return to Mexico , where he died poor
and forgotten in 1876 . With Santa Anna out of the picture , the stage was set for
the bitter conservative - liberal struggle that followed . The Reform , as this period
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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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