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 only relatively dry zone in the capital was the Plaza Mayor and its
surrounding government buildings and Cathedral . It became known as the “ isle
of curs ” for the thousands of hungry dogs huddled there to escape the waters .
Though mesmerized by the wealth of the capital ' s upper class , Humboldt was
also appalled by the contrast between a small elite and a destitute majority — a
gap which he asserted was greater than anywhere else in the Spanish empire .
with loathing for his capital . Newspapers and visitors returning from Mexico City
described the opulent gowns and dazzling jewelry of wealthy revelers ,
champagne poured by the gallon , and steaks counted in tons . In the northern
city of San ...
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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