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Urban Leviathan : Mexico City in the twentieth century

Author: Diane E Davis
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Pr., 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through historical analysis of Mexico City, this work identifies political actors responsible for the uncontrolled industrialization of Mexico's economic and social center, its capital city. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane E Davis
ISBN: 1566391504 9781566391504 1566391512 9781566391511
OCLC Number: 254483358
Description: XIII, 391 Seiten : Illustrationen, Tabellen
Contents: List of Abbreviations Preface and Acknowledgments 1. Laying the Foundations 2. The Urban Terrain of Postrevolutionary State Building, 1910-1929 3. Mexico City Governance and the Move Toward Corporatism, 1929-1943 4. Balancing Party Sectors Through Urban Administration, 1944-1958 5. The PRI at the Crossroads: Urban Conflict Splits the Party, 1958-1966 6. Rethinking Mexico City's Role in National Development, 1966-1973 7. From Urban to National Fiscal Crisis, 1973-1982 8. Urban Democratic Reform as Challenge to Corporatist Politics, 1982-1988 9. Recasting the Dynamics of Urban and Political Change in Mexico Appendixes Notes Bibliography Index
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