The Course of Mexican History

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - 742 páginas
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Mexico's political, social, and economic landscapes have shifted in very striking ways in recent years, and the country now moves cautiously into the twenty-first century. The Course of Mexican History has been updated and revised to address these remarkable transformations. This seventh edition offers a completely up-to-date, lively, and engaging survey from pre-Columbian times to the present.
New sections cover the dramatic 2000 election of Vicente Fox to the presidency of Mexico; the privatization of state-owned enterprises and the concept of the free market; and the reaction of the communities of rural Mexico to this economic "progress." Lavishly illustrated throughout, the text features 250 photographs and drawings, and 14 maps for easy reference. The leading textbook in its field, The Course of Mexican History is indispensable for students interested in Mexican history, politics, economics, and culture.

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Crítica de los usuarios  - foof2you - LibraryThing

If you want to learn about Mexico and its history then this is the book for you. It gives you alot of information without too much detail. The history is from the Mexican point of view which is refreshing. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - ccjolliffe - LibraryThing

This textbook does its best to avoid textbook blandness. That spark, and its 700-page appetite for detail, keep this book at the top of the list. The only omission I noticed was an inadequate setting ... Leer comentario completo

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Michael C. Meyer is at University of Arizona. The late William L. Sherman was at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Susan M. Deeds is at Northern Arizona University.

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