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The Mexican Nation: Historical Continuity and Modern Change

The Mexican Nation: Historical Continuity and Modern Change
Author: Douglas W. Richmond
ISBN 13: 9780130922274
ISBN 10: 130922277
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2001-10-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $110.60

The Continuity of Mexican History is an expansive presentation of the Mexican past within a basic chronological narrative. A straight forward, jargon-free compilation the book traces the nation's history from it indigenous roots through the 21st century and provides up-to-date information on the latest scholarly trends and findings. Written within a social and cultural context, this volume addresses race, religion and ethnicity, as well as economic analysis, artistic trends, women's issues and Mexico's relations with the world.

The volume covers all aspects of Mexico's history including Mexico's indigenous roots, the Spanish invasion, Hispanic foundations, independence from Spain, the early Republic, war with the United States, Civil War and French intervention, the Era of Porfirio Díaz, industrialization and political Stability, migration and social change and stagnation and revival.

For historians and those interested in Mexican history.