Land of the Fifth Sun: Mexico in Space and Time

by

Vincent H. Malmström

 

An E-Book in Historical Geography

 

Hanover, New Hampshire

2002

 

 

- Dedication -

  To Evelia, Génaro, Gloria, Gabriel and all

the millions of other Mexican children whose potential

is so great and whose future is so uncertain. Buena Suerte!

 

 

 

- Table of Contents -

Preface

Chapter 1 – Mexico’s Place in the World:  The Physical Setting

Chapter 2 – The Prehistory of Mexico:  From the Earliest Settlement To the Beginnings of Civilization

Chapter 3 - The Prehistory of Mexico:  From the Rise of the Maya To the Fall of the Aztecs

Chapter 4 – The Spanish Era

Chapter 5 - The War of Independence

Chapter 6 – Experiments in Independence: From Short-Lived Empire to Dismembered Republic

Chapter 7 - Juárez, Maximilian, and the "Restored Republic"

Chapter 8 - The Porfiriato: Prelude to Revolution

Chapter 9 - The Revolution

Chapter 10 - Unfulfilled Expectations

Chapter 11 - The Clouded Vision

Chapter 12 - Mexico and the New Millennium:The People

Chapter 13 - Mexico and the New Millennium: Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing

Chapter 14 - Mexico and the New Millennium: Mining and Manufacturing

Chapter 15 - Mexico and the New Millennium: Trade, Transport, and Tourism

Chapter 16 - Mexico and the New Millennium: Social and Political Conditions

 

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