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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They paddled across the lakes northward to a small uninhabited island a short
distance from the western shores where their ... Tenochtitlán rose in the midst of
Lake Texcoco , one of five interconnecting water bodies that spread south to
Lowest lying of the Valley of Mexico ' s five interconnecting lakes , Texcoco posed
a frequent flood threat for ... A major catastrophe occurred in 1449 , during the
rule of Motecuhzoma I , when Lake Texcoco ' s “ waters rose so high that the ...
Because Mexico City rose on soft , porous land reclaimed from Lake Texcoco ,
buildings had to be set on a foundation of wood pilings . As many as twenty - five
thousand trees were cut down annually from the surrounding mountains for this ...
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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