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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As one reads about Mexico ' s turbulent past , one should note several themes
and elements recurring and affecting the history of Mexico : Struggles between
north and south , urban and rural , rich and poor , Mexico City and the rest of the ...
The followers of Zapata were allowed to organize , and , although land was not
distributed as rapidly as expected , Obregón ' s policies introduced the foundation
for a growing alliance between rural groups and the government . Obregón next ...
Collective agrarian communities , ejidos , and other rural groups were joined into
leagues and the leagues formed a central confederation . Through membership
in the leagues and the confederation , peasants and poorer elements now had a
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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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