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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The historian Lucas Alamán , who lived through the transition from colony to
independent nation , contrasted the hardworking gachupines — “ a species of
men who did not exist in Spain itself and will never exist again in America ” 36 _
Rich aristocrats moved into French - style mansions , finally ridding themselves of
the constant sight , stench , and din of the poor who had lived so uncomfortably
close to them in the old downtown neighborhoods . They had their offices in ...
As the Porfiriato drew to a close , seven million Mexicans — well over half of the
rural population - lived and worked on haciendas and plantations owned by an
elite of 834 families and land companies . 8 Everywhere the rural villages and ...
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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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