El Gran Pueblo: A History of Greater Mexico

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Oktober 2003



Based on the belief that people--not institutions--make history, this book looks at the challenges that the Mexican people have faced since independence, and tells the story of their resiliency and creative character during the years of political and economic change, resulting in a book that reveals the Mexican experience not only in Mexico, but in what is today the southwestern United States. Topically, this book examines national boundaries not as barriers, but as the setting of complex interactions resulting in the convergence of cultures. It discusses the Mexican experience according to the major political, economic, cultural, and social watersheds that have occurred through time. For employees in corporations and businesses that deal with Mexican trade, as it provides understanding of the Mexican people and their culture.


Introduction. 1. Collapse and Survival. 2. Centrifugal Forces. 3. Liberalism Defined. 4. Porfirio Diaz Triumphant. 5. The Porfiriato. 6. Prelude to Revolution. 7. Making a Revolution: The Borderlands Emerge, 1905-1917. 8. Making a Revolution Work: Part I, 1917-1927. 9. Making a Revolution Work: Part II, 1927-1937. 10. The Revolution Becomes the Miracle, 1937-1946. 11. The Miracle: Its Zenith and Decline, 1946-1972. 12. After the Miracle: "A Day Without the Revolution, 1972-1996." Converging Cultures: New Century, New President. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
EAN: 9780131841147
ISBN: 0131841149
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2003
Seitenanzahl: 535 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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