The Course of Mexican History

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Oxford University Press, 2014 - 608 páginas
Mexico's political, social, and economic landscapes have shifted in very striking ways in recent years and the country now moves cautiously forward in the twenty-first century. Revised to address these remarkable transformations, The Course of Mexican History, now in its tenth edition, offers a completely up-to-date, lively, and engaging survey from the pre-Columbian times to the present.

The leading textbook in its field, The Course of Mexican History, Tenth Edition, is indispensable for students of Mexican history, politics, economics, and culture.

New to this Edition

* Updates to the pre-Columbian chapters reflecting recent archaeological discoveries and new interpretations

* Expanded coverage of social and cultural history throughout, including discussions of gender and ethnic relations; ethnicity and identity; local religion; popular protest; and contemporary film, music, and popular culture

* New insights into Mexico's post-revolutionary politics and leadership

* An additional chapter examining Mexican politics, economy, and society since 2000

* Expanded analysis of border issues, including migration and drug trafficking

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Michael C. Meyer was Professor of History at the University of Arizona. A former general editor of the Hispanic American Historical Review, he authored or edited ten books on Mexico and Latin American history, including The Oxford History of Mexico (OUP, 2000).

William L. Sherman was Professor of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the author of Forced Native Labor in Sixteenth-Century Colonial America (1979).

Susan M. Deeds is Professor Emeritus of History at Northern Arizona University. She is the author of Defiance and Deference in Colonial Mexico: Indians under Spanish Rule in Nueva Vizcaya (2003) and more than thirty articles on northern Mexican colonial ethnohistory.

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