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A concise history of Mexico

Author: Brian R Hamnett
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge concise histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mexico's fascinating complexities are difficult to approach. This illustrated Concise History begins with a brief examination of contemporary issues, while the book as a whole - ranging from the Olmecs to the present day - combines a chronological and thematic approach while highlighting long-term issues and controversies over interpretation." "The book's prime objective is accessibility to a range of readers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian R Hamnett
ISBN: 0521581206 9780521581202 0521589169 9780521589161 0511007841 9780511007842
OCLC Number: 40587951
Description: xv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Mexico in perspective: Nationalism and territory --
Living with the USA --
Border --
Drug trafficking --
Indigenous Mexico --
Pre-Columbian era: Olmecs --
Monte Alban and the Zapotec cultures of Oaxaca --
Mayas --
Teotihuacan --
North --
Time of troubles, 750-950 --
Toltecs --
Post-Classic Maya --
Zapotecs and Mixtecs of the Post-Classic era --
Central Mexico --
Aztecs --
European incursion, (1519-1620): Impact of the fall of Tenochtitlan --
Imposition of Christianity --
Hispanic land ecquisition --
New Spain, 1620-1770: Spanish colonialism and American society: Spain and the empire: Merchants, financiers, and markets --
Indian communities --
New Spain's Baroque culture--
Cult of the Virgin --
Exposed north and far north --
Political processes --
Destabilisation and fragmentation, 1770-1867: Climax and collapse of New Spain, 1770-1821 --
Failures and successes of a newly sovereign state, 1821-1867 --
Reconstruction: Liberal republic: Constitutionalism or personal rule, 1867-1911? --
Revolutionary system: State power or democratisation, 1911-1940? --
Monopoly party, 1940-2000: 'Mexican miracle' and political control, 1940-1970 --
Economic crises and political division, 1970-2000 --
Final comments.
Series Title: Cambridge concise histories.
Responsibility: Brian Hamnett.
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An illustrated introduction to Mexico's historical and contemporary issues, problems and events.  Read more...

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' ... the book ... invites debate among scholars. General readers will find it a useful ... introduction to Mexican history.' The Times Literary Supplement

 
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