Empire and revolution : the Americans in Mexico since the Civil War (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Empire and revolution : the Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Author: John Mason Hart
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
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The deep relationship between the United States and Mexico has had repercussions felt around the world. Beginning just after the American Civil War, this work traces the activities of an elite group  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Mason Hart
ISBN: 0520223241 9780520223240
OCLC Number: 470351591
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 607-638. Index.
Description: XI-677 p. -pl. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction. Imperial Ambition Part I. The Rise of American Influence, 1865-1876 1. Arms and Capital 2. Rival Concessionaires Part II. The DIaz Regime, 1876-1910 3. Ubiquitous Financiers 4. Building the Railroads 5. Silver, Copper, Gold, and Oil 6. Absentee Landlords 7. Resident American Elite 8. Boomers, Sooners, and Settlers Part III. The Years of Revolution, 1910-1940 9. Mexico for the Mexicans 10. Interventions and Firestorms 11. Crisis in the New Regime 12. Nationalization of Land and Industry Part IV. The Reencounter, 1940-2000 13. Cooperation and Accommodation 14. Return of the American Financiers 15. Mexico in the New World Order Conclusion. Imperial America Appendix 1. Appendix 2. Appendix 3. Notes on Archival Sources Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: John Mason Hart.
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"[An] important new book. In a sweeping examination of United States economic relations with Mexico from the Civil War forward, Hart explains not only the way these two nations have interacted, but Read more...

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