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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The new realignment of forces led to the quick expulsion of Spain and the
establishment of an independent Mexico . Iturbide ' s objective , however , was to
create an independent Mexico with himself as monarch , while preserving Creole
One month later , Houston forces surprised Santa Anna ' s army . ... He promised
the Texans never again to use force against them and to help with the Mexican
Congress in obtaining the recognition of the independence of the Lone Star ...
Library of Congress remembered Juárez ' s refusal to allow him to seek refugee
in Oaxaca and feared the growing power of the liberal forces and of this righteous
and determined Indian . Juárez was arrested and , after several months in jail ...
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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
1 Understanding Mexico
Mexicos Natural Environment
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