In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989

by Aguilar Camín, Héctor
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ISBN: 9780292704510

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Hector Aguilar Camin and Lorenzo Meyer, two of Mexico's leading intellectuals, set out to fill a void in the literature on Mexican history: the lack of a single text to cover the history of contemporary Mexico during the twentieth century. A la sombra de la Revolucion Mexicana, now available in English as In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution, covers the Mexican Revolution itself, the gradual consolidation of institutions, the Cardenas regime, the "Mexican economic miracle" and its subsequent collapse, and the recent transition toward a new historical period.

The authors offer a comprehensive and authoritative study of Mexico's turbulent recent history, a history that increasingly intertwines with that of the United States. Given the level of interest in Mexico--likely to increase still more as a result of the recent liberalization of trade policies--this volume will be useful in affording U.S. readers an intelligent, comprehensive, and accessible study of their neighbor to the south.

  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Author: Aguilar Camín, Héctor
  • ISBN: 9780292704510
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 0.83
  • Number Of Pages: 295
  • Publication Year: 1993

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