×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Mexico: From Montezuma to the Rise of the PAN, Third Edition
     

Mexico: From Montezuma to the Rise of the PAN, Third Edition

by Jaime Suchlicki
 
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 events and crises, Jaime Suchlicki provides an introduction to the country's early native civilizations, its natural environment, the Spaniards' harsh

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 events and crises, Jaime Suchlicki provides an introduction to the country's early native civilizations, its natural environment, the Spaniards' harsh rule, independence and revolution, the long dominant Partido Revolucionario Institucional's demise, and the complex and sometimes 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 provides an analysis of recent social, economic, and political developments, including the hotly contested 2006 election, in which the electoral tribunal determined the presidency and Felipe Calderón became Mexico's second consecutive president from the Partido Acción Nacional (PAN). Finally, Suchlicki also analyzes the current state of U.S.-Mexican relations on key issues such as immigration. Mexico is essential reading for anyone seeking an up-to-date perspective on America's neighbor to the south.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Informative, up-to-date, comprehensive, well organized, accessible both to students and general readers—Suchlicki’s third edition will enlighten and educate its readers.”
Jorge I. Domínguez

“Informative, up-to-date, comprehensive, well organized, accessible both to students and general readers—Suchlicki’s third edition will enlighten and educate its readers.”—Jorge I. Domínguez, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612343792
Publisher:
Potomac Books Inc.
Publication date:
01/31/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
5 MB

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.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews