Pageant of Middle American History

Pageant of Middle American History

by Anne Merriman Merriman Peck


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A well-researched, highly readable book written in 1947, explaining the relations between the area's countries and their historical relations with the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931313599
Publisher: Simon Publications, LLC
Publication date: 12/28/1947
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

1.The Middle Lands1
2.The Maya, Artists and Scientists10
3.In Anahuac, the Valley of Mexico30
4.Life in the Aztec Realm43
5.Spaniards Discover Middle America55
6.Hernan Cortes in Mexico76
7.Conquerors Clash in the Wilderness105
8.Pedro de Alvarado in Guatemala127
9.The Conquest of Yucatan150
10.Spanish Rule Begins in Highlands and Jungles165
11.The Colonial Kingdom of Guatemala188
12.The Viceroyalty of New Spain213
13.New Nations Are Born228
14.Troubled Years249
15.General Santa Anna and Manifest Destiny260
16.Mexican Patriot versus Foreign Emperor274
17.On to the Pacific293
18.Filibusters in Central America305
19.Bananas and Railroads323
20.Passage from Sea to Sea336
21.Dictatorship and Revolution in Mexico349
22.Central Americans and Their Big Neighbors376
23.The Mexican Pendulum397
24.Sister Nations418
25.Central America Comes of Age441
26.Mexico the Leader455
Middle Americaii
Empire of the Maya22
Kingdom of Guatemala204
Modern Map of Middle America420

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