The Course of Mexican History has long been the leading textbook in the Mexican history course market. This seventh edition offers an up-to-date, lively, and engaging survey of Mexican history from pre-Columbian times to the present. Topics covered include pre-Columbian cultures, such as the Incas and the Mayas; life in Mexico under Spanish rule; Mexican-American relations; and Mexico's long struggle to democratize. New to this edition is coverage of the 2000 elections and the first years of Vicente Fox's presidency. Lavishly illustrated throughout, the text features 250 photographs and drawings, and 14 maps for ease of reference. The book is indispensable for students interested in Mexican history, politics, and culture.
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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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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 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. The Spanish Conquerors 6. The Spanish Invasion 7. The Fall of Tenochtitlan 8. The Settlement of New Spain III. The Colony of New Spain 9. The Imperial System Entrenched 10. The Colonial Economy 11. The Colonial Church 12. Colonial Society: Race and Social Status 13. Culture and Daily Life in New Spain IV. Reform and Reaction: The Move to Independence 14. The Bourbons Restructure New Spain 15. Society and Stress in the Late Colonial Period 16. The Wars for Independence 17. The First Mexican Empire V. The Trials of Nationhood, 1824-55 18. The Early Mexican Repulic, 1824-33 19. Santa Anna and the Centralized State 20. The Loss of Texas and the War with the United States 21. Society and Culture in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century VI. Liberals and Conservatives Search for Something Better, 1855-76 22. From Ayutla to the Reform 23. The French Intervention 24. The Restored Republic, 1867-76: Nascent Modernization 25. Society and Culture in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century VII. The Modernization of Mexico, 1876-1910 26. The Making of the Porfiriato 27. The Process of Modernization 28. The Costs of Modernization 29. Society and Culture during the Porfiriato VIII. The Revolution: The Military Phase, 1910-20 30. The Liberal Indictment 31. The Overthrow of Diaz 32. Madero and the Failure of Democracy 33. Huerta and the Failure of Dictatorship 34. The Illusory Quest for a Better Way 35. Society and Culture during the Age of Violence IX. The Revolution: The Constructive Phase, 1920-40 36. Alvaro Obregon Cautiously Implements the Constitution 37. Mexico under Plutarco Calles, 1924-34 38. Cardenas Carries the Revolution to the Left 39. Society and Culture from Obregon to Cardenas X. The Revolution Shifts Gears and Runs Out of Gas: Mexico since 1940 40. From Revolution to Evolution, 1940-46 41. The Institutionalized Revolution, 1946-58 42. Adolfo Lopez Mateos: The Lull before the Storm, 1958-64 43. Sparks, Fire, and Smoldering, 1964-76 44. The Tensions of Development and Democratization, 1976-1988 45. Mexico Since 1988: The Post-Revolutionary Era 46. Society and Culture since World War II Appendix: Mexican Heads of State Sources of Illustrations Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0195148193
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