Course of Mexican History

ISBN-10: 0195148193

ISBN-13: 9780195148190

Edition: 7th 2003 (Revised)

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The Course of Mexican History has long been the leading textbook in the Mexican history course market. This seventh edition offers an up-to-date, lively, and engaging survey of Mexican history from pre-Columbian times to the present. Topics covered include pre-Columbian cultures, such as the Incas and the Mayas; life in Mexico under Spanish rule; Mexican-American relations; and Mexico's long struggle to democratize. New to this edition is coverage of the 2000 elections and the first years of Vicente Fox's presidency. Lavishly illustrated throughout, the text features 250 photographs and drawings, and 14 maps for ease of reference. The book is indispensable for students interested in Mexican history, politics, and culture.
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Book details

List price: $61.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

William L. Sherman is a professor of history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Maps and Charts
Pre-Columbian Mexico
The First Mexicans
Mexico's Golden Age: The Classic Period
Times of Trouble: Post-Classic Mexico
The Rise of the Aztecs
Aztec Society and Culture
The Spanish Conquerors
The Spanish Invasion
The Fall of Tenochtitlan
The Settlement of New Spain
The Colony of New Spain
The Imperial System Entrenched
The Colonial Economy
The Colonial Church
Colonial Society: Race and Social Status
Culture and Daily Life in New Spain
Reform and Reaction: The Move to Independence
The Bourbons Restructure New Spain
Society and Stress in the Late Colonial Period
The Wars for Independence
The First Mexican Empire
The Trials of Nationhood, 1824-55
The Early Mexican Repulic, 1824-33
Santa Anna and the Centralized State
The Loss of Texas and the War with the United States
Society and Culture in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Liberals and Conservatives Search for Something Better, 1855-76
From Ayutla to the Reform
The French Intervention
The Restored Republic, 1867-76: Nascent Modernization
Society and Culture in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century
The Modernization of Mexico, 1876-1910
The Making of the Porfiriato
The Process of Modernization
The Costs of Modernization
Society and Culture during the Porfiriato
The Revolution: The Military Phase, 1910-20
The Liberal Indictment
The Overthrow of Diaz
Madero and the Failure of Democracy
Huerta and the Failure of Dictatorship
The Illusory Quest for a Better Way
Society and Culture during the Age of Violence
The Revolution: The Constructive Phase, 1920-40
Alvaro Obregon Cautiously Implements the Constitution
Mexico under Plutarco Calles, 1924-34
Cardenas Carries the Revolution to the Left
Society and Culture from Obregon to Cardenas
The Revolution Shifts Gears and Runs Out of Gas: Mexico since 1940
From Revolution to Evolution, 1940-46
The Institutionalized Revolution, 1946-58
Adolfo Lopez Mateos: The Lull before the Storm, 1958-64
Sparks, Fire, and Smoldering, 1964-76
The Tensions of Development and Democratization, 1976-1988
Mexico Since 1988: The Post-Revolutionary Era
Society and Culture since World War II
Appendix: Mexican Heads of State
Sources of Illustrations
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