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La capital : the biography of Mexico City

Author: Jonathan Kandell
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A history of Mexico City from the Aztec empire to the present day.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kandell, Jonathan.
New York : Random House, ©1988
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Kandell
ISBN: 0394540697 9780394540696
OCLC Number: 17841452
Description: 640 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The valley and its first inhabitants --
The cannibal empire --
Motecuhzoma --
The Spanish background --
Conquest --
Birth of the Spanish city --
The Indians under Spanish rule --
City of silver --
The forgotten century --
The bourbon era --
Independence --
A nation betrayed --
Juarez and Maximilian --
The master of Mexico --
Revolution --
Revolutionary art, cautious politics --
The golden decades --
Responsibility: Jonathan Kandell.


A history of Mexico City from the Aztec empire to the present day.


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