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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More than three hundred million acres remained in private hands , primarily a few
thousand hacendados . The followers of Zapata were allowed to organize , and ,
although land was not distributed as rapidly as expected , Obregón ' s policies ...
The early settlements in the Southwest stretched more than two thousand miles
along the northern edge of Mexico , but they seldom extended more than one
hundred fifty miles north of the present - day border . In Texas , most settlers lived
Thousands of white locals and servicemen fought zootsuiters and blacks
throughout the city . ... While tensions in the western United States continued ,
several thousand Mexican - Americans fought gallantly against the Axis powers .
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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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