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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Santa Anna fought Taylor ' s troops to a standstill , then retreated to the capital to
prepare its defense against another American expeditionary army under General
Winfield Scott , who had landed at Veracruz . Although the Mexican troops in ...
Guerrilla snipers and yellow fever took their toll in Veracruz . And when Napoleon
' s army besieged Puebla , it was routed by Juárez ' s regular troops on May 5 ,
1862 — a date that has since been enshrined as a Mexican national holiday .
March 1915 with eleven thousand troops , less than half the number of Villa ' s
forces . Good strategy would have dictated that Villa draw Obregón as far away
as possible from his base in Mexico City to make it more difficult to reinforce 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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