Summary: Mexico's political, social, and economic landscapes have shifted in very striking ways in recent years, and the country now moves cautiously in the twenty-first century. The Course of Mexican History has been updated and revised to address these remarkable transformations. This ninth editionoffers a completely up-to-date, lively, and engaging survey from the pre-Columbian times to the present. The book provides a comprehensive history of Mexico in prose that is both accessible and we
ll-written. This new edition features more coverage of women and gender, particularly in Mexico'smodern area, as well as new chapters on 20th century Mexico. Improved maps and coverage of transnational links between the U.S. and Mexico are also among new features of the ninth edition.
Summary: Mexico's political, social, and economic landscapes have shifted in very striking ways in recent years, and the country now moves cautiously in the twenty-first century. The Course of Mexican History has been updated and revised to address these remarkable transformations. This ninth editionoffers a completely up-to-date, lively, and engaging survey from the pre-Columbian times to the present. The book provides a comprehensive history of Mexico in prose that is both accessible and well-written. This new edition features more coverage of women and gender, particularly in Mexico'smodern area, as well as new chapters on 20th century Mexico. Improved maps and coverage of transnational links between the U.S. and Mexico are also among new features of the ninth edition. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 11 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Oxford University Press Year Published: 2011 International: No
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Table of Contents Maps and Charts Preface I. Pre-Columbian Mexico 1. The First Mexicans 2. Mexico's Golden Age: The Classic Period 3. Times of Trouble: Post-Classic Mexico 4. The Rise of the Aztecs 5. Aztec Society and Culture II. Colliding Worlds 6. The Spanish Invasion 7. The Settlement of New Spain III. The Colony of New Spain 8. The Imperial System Entrenched 9. The Colonial Economy 10. The Colonial Church 11. Colonial Society: Race, Class, and Gender 12. Culture and Daily Life in New Spain IV. Reform and Reaction: The Move to Independence 13. The Bourbons Restructure New Spain 14. Society and Stress in the Late Colonial Period 15. The Wars for Independence 16. The First Mexican Empire V. The Trials of Nationhood, 1824-55 17. The Early Mexican Republic, 1824-33 18. Santa Anna, the Centralized State, and the War with the United States 19. Society and Culture in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century VI. Liberals and Conservatives Search for Something Better, 1855-76 20. The Reform and the French Intervention 21. The Restored Republic, 1867-76: Nascent Modernization 22. Society and Culture in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century VII. The Modernization of Mexico, 1876-1910 23. The Porfiriato: Order and Progress 24. The costs of Modernization 25. Society and Culture during the Porfiriato VIII. The Revolution: The Military Phase, 1910-20 26. The Liberal Indictment and the Overthrow of Diaz 27. Madero and the Failure of Democracy 28. Huerta and the Failure of Dictatorship 29. The Illusory Quest for a Better Way 30. Society and Culture during the Age of Violence IX. The Revolution: The Constructive Phase, 1920-40 31. Alvaro Obregon Cautiously Implements the Constitution 32. Mexico Under Plutarco Calles, 1924-34 33. Cardenas Carries the Revolution to the Left 34. Society and Culture from Obregon to Cardenas X. The Revolution Shifts Gears and Runs Out of Gas: Mexico since 1940 35. From Revolution to Evolution, 1940-58 36. The Lull and the Storm, 1958-76 37. Failures of Development and the Decline of the One-Party State, 1976-88 38. Mexico Since 1988: The Path to Democracy? 39. Society and Culture since World War II Appendix: Mexican Heads of State Sources of Illustrations Index
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