9780190659011

The Course of Mexican History

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    9780190659011

  • ISBN10:

    0190659017

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-11-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Mexico's political, social, and economic landscapes have shifted in very striking ways in recent years and the country now moves cautiously forward, in the twenty-first century. Revised to address these remarkable transformations, The Course of Mexican History, now in its eleventh edition, offers a completely up-to-date, lively, and engaging survey from the pre-Columbian times to the present.

Author Biography


Susan M. Deeds is Professor Emeritus of History at Northern Arizona University.

Michael C. Meyer was Professor of History at the University of Arizona.

William L. Sherman was Professor of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Table of Contents


Maps and Charts
New to This Edition
Preface

PART I: PRE-COLUMBIAN MEXICO

1. The First Mexicans
2. Mesoamerica's Golden Age: The Classic Period
3. Times of Trouble: Post-Classic Mexico
4. The Rise of the Aztecs
5. Aztec Society and Culture

PART II: COLLIDING WORLDS

6. The Spanish Invasion
7. The Settlement of New Spain

PART III: LIVING IN THE VICEROYALTY

8. The Imperial System Entrenched
9. The Colonial Economy
10. The Colonial Church
11. Colonial Society: Race, Ethnicity, Class, Gender, and Identity
12. Culture and Daily Life in New Spain

PART IV: REFORM AND REACTION: THE MOVE TO INDEPENDENCE

13. The Bourbons Restructure New Spain
14. Society and Stress in the Late Colonial Period
15. The Wars for Independence
16. The First Mexican Empire

PART V: THE TRIALS OF NATIONHOOD

17. The Early Mexican Republic
18. Santa Anna, the Centralized State, and the War with the United States
19. Society and Culture in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

PART VI: LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES SEARCH FOR SOMETHING BETTER

20. The Reform and the French Intervention
21. The Restored Republic: Nascent Modernization
22. Society and Culture in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

PART VII: THE MODERNIZATION OF MEXICO

23. The Porfiriato: Order and Progress?
24. The Costs of Modernization?
25. Society and Culture during the Porfiriato

PART VIII: THE REVOLUTION OF 1910

26. Madero and the Liberal Indictment of the Porfiriato
27. Revolts and Dictatorship Obstruct the Democratic Overture
28. The Illusory Quest for a Better Way
29. Society and Culture during the Revolutionary Years

PART IX: THE REVOLUTIONARY AFTERMATH

30. Calles: Supreme Chief of an Institutionalized Revolution
31. Cárdenas and the Essence of the Revolution
32. Society and Culture in the Postrevolutionary Period

PART X: DEVELOPMENT AND DISSENT UNDER A ONE-PARTY SYSTEM

33. From Revolution to Evolution
34. The Lull and the Storm
35. Failures of Development in the One-Party State
36. Society and Culture: A New Internationalism

PART XI: CRISIS AND CHANGE IN AN ERA OF GLOBALIZATION

37. The Neoliberal State: A Path to Democracy
38. The Challenges of Democratization
39. Progress and Problems
40. Society and Culture in an Era of Crises and Global Entanglements

Appendix: Mexican Heads of State
Sources of Illustrations
Index
Color Palates Follow

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