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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Zedillo won with 49 percent of the vote ; Fernández de Cevallos obtained 26
percent ; and Cárdenas received a mere 16 percent , well down from the 30
percent he received in 1988 . Six smaller parties and spoiled ballots accounted
for the ...
is generally 50 percent higher than for white Americans . According to the 1990
census , the unemployment rate for Mexican - Americans born in the United
States was 10 . 1 percent , for those born in Mexico it was 11 . 3 percent , and for
Monetary and fiscal discipline and a wage - price stabilization program reduced
inflation from 150 percent in the 1980s to less than 10 percent in the 1990s . With
the introduction of market - oriented reforms , Mexico ' s gross domestic product ...
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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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