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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Perhaps the thorniest one was the organization and control of the large Indian
masses . In the Caribbean , the Spaniards had found smaller groups of Indians ,
many of whom were nomadic . A process of elimination occurred that was partly a
In 1918 , however , a young labor leader , Luis Morones , seized the opportunity
during a labor convention and organized the first nationwide union , the
Confederación Regional de Obreros Mexicanos ( CROM ) . Although labor made
In 1965 , Chávez ' s organization decided to strike against grape growers , after
they refused to negotiate fairly . Chávez waged a high - profile media campaign .
He marched his followers to Sacramento and organized a national boycott of ...
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