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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Its economic decline had started with the Consolidation decree of 1804 which
called for the Church to turn over to the Spanish Crown all of its loans and the
properties it had accumulated from wills and other private donations . Before the
Church properties and money were unproductive . Agricultural lands owned by
the clergy were as well managed as those in private hands , and sold their
produce on the open market . In fact , most ecclesiastical estates after
By anticipating new railroad construction , the great estate owners were able to
acquire properties within easy access of future train lines and before their prices
rose . The properties were usually held by Indians and poorer mestizos , but 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
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