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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.Review:
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"Easily remains the most useful and reader-friendly introduction to Mexican history in English." --Simon Collier, Vanderbilt University
"Meyer and Sherman have created and constantly updated an excellent text for a history of Mexico course."--Russell Magnaghi, Northern Michigan University
"Still the very best textbook on Mexico--a model of lucidity, brevity and factual reliability."--Franklin W. Knight, Johns Hopkins University
"Without a doubt, this is the best single volume any professor can use as a survey text. My students actually enjoy reading this text. I will always use it." --Jackie Booker, Western Connecticut State University
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0195148193
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. 7. Seller Inventory # DADAX0195148193
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