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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Pacifying Mexico seemed an almost impossible task . Governing was difficult with
little money in the treasury and a bankrupt country . The income from the sale of
expropriated Church properties was much less than had been anticipated , as ...
After more than fifty years of violence , bloodshed , and misery , Mexico seemed
ready for a period of tranquillity . The conservatives and proclerical elements had
been defeated , and their daring gamble with a foreign prince had failed .
One area in which the military seemed ill - equipped was that of
counterinsurgency operations . While the decision not to launch a major military
offensive against the guerrillas in Chiapas seemed to have been politically
motivated , the ...
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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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