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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thirds of these silver shipments between 1541 and 1575 , after which the mines of
Peru surpassed Mexican output . 10 The town of Zacatecas — bearing the same
name as its province grew from a string of ramshackle base camps into the ...
The merchants , with their great entourages and convoys of mules from Mexico
City , set up camp on the cooler mountain heights overlooking the harbor . They
stayed only until their silver had been exchanged for the Asian luxuries at a fair ...
Given all these obstacles and expenses , there was little incentive for miners to
search out and exploit new silver veins . Anxious to increase its colonial
revenues , Spain sought to stimulate a mining renaissance . Under Bourbon rule ,
taxes on ...
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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