The Course of Mexican History

Oxford University Press, 1979 - 696 páginas
Still the leading book on Mexican history from the pre-Columbian periods to the present, this thoroughly updated sixth edition of The Course of Mexican History introduces a new co-author, Susan Deeds, and features a new emphasis on social and cultural history. It offers a new understanding of indigenous cultures, including revised discussions of pre-Columbian central Mexico and the Spanish conquest of Mexico, as well as an examination of new trends in the fast-changing field of Mayan studies. Using recent scholarship and discoveries, the authors have expanded the sections on the historical background of Spanish conquistadors and the social, religious, and cultural history of Mexico's colonial period, with a particular emphasis on its impact on women and indigenous cultures. New research on the events and social grievances which led up to the independence movement are examined as well.

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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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