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Course of Mexican History / Edition 9

Course of Mexican History / Edition 9

by Michael Meyer
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    ISBN-13: 2900199730383
    Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    Publication date: 03/12/2010
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 608
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Michael C. Meyer was Professor of History at the University of Arizona. A former general editor of the Hispanic American Historical Review, he authored or edited ten books on Mexico and Latin American history, including The Oxford History of Mexico (OUP, 2000).

    William L. Sherman was Professor of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the author of Forced Native Labor in Sixteenth-Century Colonial America (1979).

    Susan M. Deeds is Professor Emeritus of History at Northern Arizona University. She is the author of Defiance and Deference in Colonial Mexico: Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya (2003) and more than thirty articles on northern Mexican colonial ethnohistory.

    Table of Contents

    Maps and Charts

    I. Pre-Columbian Mexico

    1. The First Mexicans
    2. Mexico's Golden Age: The Classic Period
    3. Times of Trouble: Post-Classic Mexico
    4. The Rise of the Aztecs
    5. Aztec Society and Culture

    II. Colliding Worlds

    6. The Spanish Invasion
    7. The Settlement of New Spain

    III. The Colony of New Spain

    8. The Imperial System Entrenched
    9. The Colonial Economy
    10. The Colonial Church
    11. Colonial Society: Race, Class, and Gender
    12. Culture and Daily Life in New Spain

    IV. Reform and Reaction: The Move to Independence

    13. The Bourbons Restructure New Spain
    14. Society and Stress in the Late Colonial Period
    15. The Wars for Independence
    16. The First Mexican Empire

    V. The Trials of Nationhood, 1824-55

    17. The Early Mexican Republic, 1824-33
    18. Santa Anna, the Centralized State, and the War with the United States
    19. Society and Culture in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

    VI. Liberals and Conservatives Search for Something Better, 1855-76

    20. The Reform and the French Intervention
    21. The Restored Republic, 1867-76: Nascent Modernization
    22. Society and Culture in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

    VII. The Modernization of Mexico, 1876-1910

    23. The Porfiriato: Order and Progress
    24. The costs of Modernization
    25. Society and Culture during the Porfiriato

    VIII. The Revolution: The Military Phase, 1910-20

    26. The Liberal Indictment and the Overthrow of Diaz
    27. Madero and the Failure of Democracy
    28. Huerta and the Failure of Dictatorship
    29. The Illusory Quest for a Better Way
    30. Society and Culture during the Age of Violence

    IX. The Revolution: The Constructive Phase, 1920-40

    31. Alvaro Obregon Cautiously Implements the Constitution
    32. Mexico Under Plutarco Calles, 1924-34
    33. Cardenas Carries the Revolution to the Left
    34. Society and Culture from Obregon to Cardenas

    X. The Revolution Shifts Gears and Runs Out of Gas: Mexico since 1940

    35. From Revolution to Evolution, 1940-58
    36. The Lull and the Storm, 1958-76
    37. Failures of Development and the Decline of the One-Party State, 1976-88
    38. Mexico Since 1988: The Path to Democracy?
    39. Society and Culture since World War II

    Appendix: Mexican Heads of State
    Sources of Illustrations

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