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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How else to account for the greater financial demands being placed by the
Crown on its colony ? ... the enormous increase in the sale of bureaucratic
colonial posts during the century as a desperate measure to raise revenues for
the Crown .
Despite the increase in gachupines in the colonial government , there were still a
number of elite creoles who managed to obtain appointments as royal judges
and other ranking bureaucratic posts . Wealthy families cemented their ties with ...
When the army began its expansion in the 1760s , the colonial government made
an effort to keep its ranks as white as possible . The early colonial prohibition
against Indians bearing arms excluded them from recruitment , and no more than
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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
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Birth of the Spanish City
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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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