La Capital: The Biography of Mexico City
Random House, 1988 - 640 σελίδες
The history of Mexico City is a sweeping, dramatic saga of individuals confronting victory and defeat, opulence and misery, euphoria and catastrophe. A colorful panorama, told by a Latin American correspondent of the New York Times. 16 pages of photos.
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almost every facet of the lives of the Mexico City elite . To accrue and protect their
enormous wealth , they were prepared to manipulate all the forces that impinged
on their private world . Economic calculation was at least as important as ...
elite was able to gain control of virtually the entire lucrative trade in cochineal dye
in Oaxaca . 52 By the end of the 1700s , many intendants and subdelegates —
displaying the same venality as the bureaucrats they replaced — had become ...
Many elite creoles felt threatened by a wave of nationalism and hatred of things
Spanish that was sweeping Mexico in the wake of Independence . Spain ' s
continued refusal to recognize the freedom of its former colony and its rupture of
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Kandell, former Latin American correspondent for the New York Times and a native of Mexico City, has written a magnificent 700-year history of the first big city of the new world, today its largest ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
The Valley and Its First Inhabitants
The Cannibal Empire
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Crisis mexicana de los noventa y la esperanza del nuevo milenio
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Aztecs, Moors, and Christians: Festivals of Reconquest in Mexico and Spain
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