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The tenth anniversary edition of The Oxford History of Mexico tells the fascinating story of Mexico as it has evolved from the reign of the Aztecs through the twenty-first century. Available for the first time in paperback, this magnificent volume covers the nation's history in a series ofessays written by an international team of scholars. Essays have been revised to reflect events of the past decade, recent discoveries, and the newest advances in scholarship, while a new introduction discusses such issues as immigration from Mexico to the United States and the democratizationimplied by the defeat of the official party in the 2000 and 2006 presidential elections. Newly released to commemorate the bicentennial of the Mexican War of Independence and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution, this updated and redesigned volume offers an affordable, accessible, and compellingaccount of Mexico through the ages.
William Beezley is Professor of History at the University of Arizona and director of the Oaxaca Summer Institute in Modern Mexican History and Culture.
Michael C. Meyer was Professor of History at the University of Arizona.
Table of Contents
|The Great Encounter||p. 9|
|The Spain that Encountered Mexico||p. 11|
|The Mexico that Spain Encountered||p. 45|
|The Collision of Two Worlds||p. 73|
|Crown, Cross, and Lance in New Spain, 1521-1810||p. 109|
|An Empire Beyond Compare||p. 111|
|Faith and Morals in Colonial Mexico||p. 143|
|Indian Resistance to Colonialism||p. 175|
|Disease, Ecology, and the Environment||p. 203|
|Women in Colonial Mexico||p. 235|
|Collapse, Regeneration, and Challenge, 1810-1910||p. 263|
|The Old Colonialism Ends, the New Colonialism Begins||p. 265|
|Fashioning a New Nation||p. 285|
|War and Peace with the United States||p. 319|
|Betterment for Whom? The Reform Period: 1855-75||p. 349|
|The Culture of Modernity||p. 373|
|The Mexican Revolution, 1910-40||p. 407|
|The Mexican Revolution, 1910-20||p. 409|
|Rebuilding the Nation||p. 438|
|Mexico and the Outside World||p. 471|
|Mexican Culture, 1920-45||p. 508|
|Mexico in the Post-World War II Era||p. 535|
|The Mexican "Miracle" and its Collapse||p. 537|
|The Time of the Technocrats and Deconstruction of the Revolution||p. 569|
|Mass Media and Popular Culture in the Postrevolutionary Era||p. 598|
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