9781576071328

Mexico

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    9781576071328

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    1576071324

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-09-01
  • Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc

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Summary

A concise overview of 20th- and 21st-century Mexico, this volume explores the political, economic, social, and cultural history of the world's largest Spanish-speaking country.

Author Biography

Don M. Coerver, is professor of history at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Twentieth-Century Mexico: An Overview xiii
Chronology of Key Events xxi
Maps
xxv
Mexico: A to Z entries
1(562)
A
Agrarian Reform/Land and Land Policy
1(4)
Aguascalientes, Convention of
5(3)
Aguascalientes (State)
8(2)
Aleman, Miguel (1900-1983)
10(3)
Anarchism
13(2)
Anthropology and Archeology
15(6)
Architecture
21(6)
Art since 1950
27(4)
Assassinations
31(3)
Avila Camacho, Manuel (1897-1955)
34(3)
B
Baja California Norte and Baja California Sur (States)
37(3)
Banking and Finance
40(8)
Boundary Conflicts
48(1)
Bracero Program
49(4)
C
Calles, Plutarco Elias (1877-1945)
53(2)
Campeche (State)
55(2)
Cantinflas (1911-1993)
57(4)
Cardenas, Cuauhtemoc (1934-)
61(3)
Cardenas, Lazaro (1895-1970)
64(4)
Carranza, Venustiano (1859-1920)
68(2)
Castellanos, Rosario (1925-1974)
70(3)
Chavez, Cesar (1927-1993)
73(2)
Chiapas (State)
75(2)
Chicano/a
77(3)
Chihuahua (State)
80(3)
Cientificos
83(3)
Cinema to 1930: The Silent Era
86(2)
Cinema from 1930 to 1960: The Golden Age
88(5)
Cinema after 1960: Contemporary Mexican Film
93(4)
Classical Music
97(3)
Coahuila (State)
100(2)
Colima (State)
102(2)
Comic Books
104(2)
Communism in Mexico
106(4)
Confederacion de Trabajadores de Mexico (CTM)
110(4)
Confederacion Nacional Campesina (CNC)
114(3)
Confederacion Regional Obrera Mexicana (CROM)
117(4)
Constitution of 1917
121(3)
Constitutionalists
124(2)
Corruption
126(4)
Cristero Rebellion
130(3)
D
de la Huerta, Adolfo (1881-1955)
133(2)
Debt, Mexico's Foreign
135(2)
Democratization Process
137(3)
Diaz, Porfirio (1830-1915)
140(3)
Diaz Ordaz, Gustavo (1911-1979)
143(2)
Drug Trafficking
145(2)
Durango (State)
147(4)
E
Echeverria Alvarez, Luis (1922-)
151(3)
Economy
154(5)
Education
159(5)
Elections
164(2)
Environmental Issues
166(7)
F
Flores Magon, Ricardo (1873-1922)
173(3)
Folk Art
176(3)
Food
179(5)
Foreign Policy
184(3)
Fox, Vicente (1942-)
187(6)
Fuentes, Carlos (1928-)
193(6)
G
Gender and Sexuality
199(5)
Government
204(3)
Guanajuato (State)
207(3)
Guerrero (State)
210(3)
H
Hidalgo (State)
213(2)
Holy Days and Holidays
215(5)
Huerta, Victoriano (1845-1916)
220(3)
I
Immigration/Emigration
223(7)
Import Substitution Industrialization (ISI)
230(3)
Intellectuals
233(8)
J
Jalisco (State)
241(2)
Juarez, Benito (1806-1872)
243(6)
K
Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954)
249(2)
Korean War
251(2)
L
Labor Movements
253(5)
Lacandon
258(2)
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
260(2)
Leon de la Barra, Francisco (1863-1939)
262(2)
Lombardo Toledano, Vicente (1894-1968)
264(3)
Lopez Matcos, Adolfo (1910-1969)
267(3)
Lopez Portillo, Jose (1920-)
270(3)
M
Madero, Francisco (1873-1913)
273(3)
Madrid (Hurtado), Miguel de la (1934-)
276(3)
Marcos, Subcomandante
279(4)
Mestizaje and Indigenismo
283(4)
Mexico (State)
287(2)
Mexico City
289(5)
Michoacan (State)
294(3)
Militarism
297(4)
Monsivais, Carlos (1938-)
301(4)
Monterrey Group
305(2)
Morelos (State)
307(2)
Morones, Luis (1890-1964)
309(3)
Morrow, Dwight (1873-1931)
312(3)
Muralist Movement
315(5)
Murillo, Gerardo ``Dr. Atl'' (1875-1964)
320(3)
N
Nayarit (State)
323(2)
Newspapers and Magazines
325(3)
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
328(3)
Novel of the Revolution
331(4)
Novel since 1960
335(9)
Nuevo Leon (State)
344(3)
Q
Oaxaca (State)
347(2)
Obregon, Alvaro (1880-1928)
349(3)
Oil Industry
352(5)
Orozco, Jose Clemente (1883-1949)
357(3)
Orozco, Pascual (1882-1915)
360(3)
Ortiz Rubio, Pascual (1877-1963)
363(4)
P
Partido de Accion Nacional (PAN)
367(2)
Partido Liberal Mexicano (PLM)
369(4)
Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI)
373(2)
Paz, Octavio (1914-1998)
375(3)
Pershing Expedition
378(3)
Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX)
381(4)
Photography
385(6)
Poetry
391(8)
Poniatowska, Elena (1933-)
399(2)
Popular Music
401(5)
Portes Gil, Emilio (1890-1978)
406(3)
Posada, Jose Guadalupe (1852-1913)
409(2)
Presidents of the Twentieth Century
411(5)
Puebla (State)
416(3)
Q
Queretaro (State)
419(2)
Quintana Roo (State)
421(4)
R
Radio
425(4)
Religion
429(3)
Revolution of 1910
432(4)
Rivera, Diego (1886-1957)
436(4)
Rock and Roll
440(2)
Rodriguez, Abelardo (1889-1967)
442(2)
Ruiz, Bishop Samuel (1924-)
444(3)
Ruiz Cortines, Adolfo (1890-1973)
447(2)
Rulfo, Juan (1918-1986)
449(3)
Rural Labor
452(3)
Rurales
455(4)
S
Salinas de Gortari, Carlos (1948-)
459(4)
San Luis Potosi (State)
463(3)
Sinaloa (State)
466(2)
Siquieros, David Alfaro (1896-1974)
468(4)
Soldaderas
472(2)
Sonora (State)
474(3)
Sports
477(6)
T
Tabasco (State)
483(2)
Tamaulipas (State)
485(3)
Tamayo, Rufino (1899-1991)
488(2)
Television
490(4)
Theater
494(5)
Tlatelolco Massacre
499(3)
Tlaxcala (State)
502(2)
Tourism
504(3)
Transportation
507(4)
U
United States, Relations with
511(3)
Urbanization
514(5)
V
Vasconcelos, Jose (1882-1959)
519(4)
Velazquez Sanchez, Fidel (1900-1997)
523(3)
Vera Cruz, Occupation of (1914)
526(2)
Veracruz (State)
528(2)
Villa, Francisco ``Pancho'' (1878-1923)
530(3)
Virgin of Guadalupe
533(4)
W
Women's Movement
537(2)
World War II
539(4)
Y
Yucatan (State)
543(4)
Z
Zacatecas (State)
547(2)
Zapata, Emiliano (1879-1919)
549(3)
Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN)
552(2)
Zedillo Ponce de Leon, Ernesto (1951-)
554(4)
Zimmermann Telegram
558(5)
Bibliography 563(6)
Index 569

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