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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Despite the advances made in the Yucatán , by the time the Spanish arrived , the
region had deteriorated into an anarchic array of impoverished city states . By the
twelfth century , the Toltecs ' power waned as droughts and attacks by the ...
A process of elimination occurred that was partly a result of diseases , overwork ,
abuses , and the actual shock of conquest . The dwindling population in the
Caribbean prevented the creation of a large agricultural base in the region and
... also committed to building upon and strengthening Echeverría ' s effort to make
Mexico an influential actor in regional ... to preclude a further radicalization of the
Nicaraguan revolution and the creation of an unfriendly regime in the region ...
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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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