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 city . . . is more beautiful to look at than any in Spain , for it is very well
proportioned and has many towers , ” he wrote . “ I counted more than 430 towers
, and they were all temples . From here to the coast I have seen no city so fit for ...
Turning to prose , she wrote that knowledge of the sciences could only help
strengthen religious faith . She criticized religious writing as too opaque , too
encumbered by obscure citations . The reaction of the ecclesiastical authorities
was not ...
I began to stutter , " Prieto wrote , " and then someone laughed , and I burst out
crying amid the angry shouts and whistling . " 69 Foreign visitors to the capital ,
even the Catholics among them , were sometimes appalled at the harsh
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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