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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After its grains sprouted , the seedlings had to be transplanted by hand to fields
submerged in water throughout the growing season . Not only did rice farmers
have to work longer hours in their plots than wheat cultivators ; they also had to ...
43 A final solution to the Indians was at hand , predicted Oviedo . “ God is going
to destroy them soon , ” he wrote . “ Who can deny that the use of gunpowder
against pagans is the burning of incense to Our Lord ? " 44 This sort of racist ...
By the early 1700s , the astute commercial elite in Mexico City had clearly gained
the upper hand over Spain ' s own merchants in overseas trade . With the decline
of the royal navy , there were fewer ships available to carry goods across the ...
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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
Περιορισμένη προεπισκόπηση - 2000