This book is essential in knowing the History of Mexico, since it provides a brief and synoptic view of the historical development of the Mexican nation.
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History of Mexico

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Index

7    | Introduction

9    | 1 From man´s arrival in america to the Aztec

23  | 2 The Concuest of Mexico and the Viceroyalty (1519-1808)

47  | 3 The Struggle for Indeoendence (1808-1821)

61  | 4 From the First Empire to the War with the United States (1821-1848)

77  | 5 From the War with the Unites States to the Second French Intervention (1848-1864)

97  | 6 The Second Empire and the Restored Republic (1864-1877)

113 | 7 The Porfiriato (1877-1910)

123 | 8 The Mexican Revolution; the Armed Struggle (1910-1917)

135 | 9 Creation and Consolidation of the Revolutionary State (1917-1940)

151 | Epiloge

Author

Iñigo Fernández

Illustrations:

Heraclio Ramírez


17 Photos-Illustrations
160 Pages
Softcover
21.5 x 14.5 cm – 8.46 x 5.71 in
ISBN 978 970 9019 12 4


Other languages
English

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Contents

This book is essential in knowing the History of Mexico, since it provides a brief and synoptic view of the historical development of the Mexican nation.

By means of a tour from its earliest inhabitants to current times, the work allows the reader to have complete information on the main events that took place during every epoch described in the text.

The peopling of America by nomadic hunters (20,000 years B.C.), the pre-Hispanic cultures, the Conquest, the Spanish domination during the Viceroyalty, Independence, the First Empire, the war against the United States, the French Intervention, the government of Juárez, the Porfirian regime, the Mexican Revolution and current times are events described simply and understandably for the reader thanks to the author’s extensive knowledge of these topics.

Did you know that in Mexico City no monument or sculpture represents the Conquistador Hernán Cortés, the most important personage of the history of the Conquest of New Spain.

The siege of Mexico-Tenochtitlan ended on August 13, 1521. To understand Mexican history we should not lose sight of the fact that Mexico is indigenous and Spanish, a fusion of these cultures and a product that did not only inherit the “paternal and maternal” elements, but also succeeded in developing its own being across the centuries to acquire a personal hallmark as a nation.

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