Mexico: From Montezuma to the Fall of the PRI, 2d Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

In this concise thousand-year history, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Latin America explains how Mexico’s present and future flow directly from its past. Going well beyond a comprehensive description of recent crises, Mexico provides an introduction to the early Indian civilizations, the harsh rule of the Spaniards, historic violence and revolution, and a tumultuous relationship with the United States. Professor Suchlicki suggests seven major recurring patterns in Mexican history and convincingly describes their contribution to Mexico’s current and future difficulties. This new edition also covers the electoral defeat of the PRI, the longest-ruling party in the world, and the prospects for democracy in Mexico and for U.S.-Mexican relations. Mexico is essential reading for anyone seeking an up-to-date perspective on America’s neighbor and trading partner.
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“Well-written, comprehensive . . . a concise, balanced introduction for the general reader.”

“Fast-paced . . . a useful and lively introduction.”

“Essential reading for policymakers, students of hemispheric affairs on both sodes of the Rio Grande, and anyone eager for a better understanding of America’s southern neighbor.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574883268
  • Publisher: Potomac Books Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/31/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 9.72 (w) x 5.88 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Jaime Suchlicki, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Latin America, is a professor of history at the School of International Studies at the University of Miami. He edits the Journal of Inter-American and World Affairs, consults for the U.S. government, and is the author of Mexico: From Montezuma to the Fall of the PRI and University Students and Revolution in Cuba. He lives in Coral Gables, Florida.
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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Understanding Mexico
2. A Divided Land: Mexico’s Natural Environment And Native Peoples
3. Enter The Spaniards
4. The Emerging Colony
5. Colonial Economy And Labor
6. The Bourbon Century
7. Independence Or Revolution
8. The Age Of Santa Anna
9. The U.S.-Mexican War
10. Prelude To Revolution: La Reforma
11. Maximilian And Foreign Intervention
12. The Porfiriato
13. The Mexican Revolution
14. The Revolution Takes Shape
15. Political Stability An D Uneven Growth
16. Years Of Crisis: 1994-1995
17. Mexicans And Mexican-Americans
18. Mexico’s Future, Mexico’s Past
Suggested Reading
Index
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