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 .
19 Housing conditions had also worsened . Besides the twenty thousand or more
people described by Humboldt in the early 1800s as living on the streets , there
were thousands more who squatted in the roofless shells of buildings destroyed ...
In the ruins of the downtown building occupied by the attorney general ' s office ,
rescue workers found the corpses of prisoners ... The fact that a large percentage
of the buildings destroyed in the quake were constructed and maintained by 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