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 last Aztec king . It was a hideous trek through rugged mountains and dense
jungles , and half the army perished from heat prostration , fever , and starvation .
Dispirited and unnerved , Cortés turned his ire against the hapless ...
Government workers turned back part of their pay . Fashionable women stripped
off earrings , necklaces , even wedding rings and threw them into collection urns .
Peasant women straggled into the city carrying live chickens as their donation .
He turned out a succession of oils , watercolors , and drawings for the growing
bourgeoisie that was moving into new neighborhoods north and south of
Chapultepec Park . In 1936 , he was finally given the opportunity to paint another
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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