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Mexico in World History

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Drawing on materials ranging from archaeological findings to recent studies of migration issues and drug violence, William H. Beezley provides a dramatic narrative of human events as he recounts the story of Mexico in the context of world history. Beginning with the Mayan and Aztec civilizations and their brutal defeat at the hands of the Conquistadors, Beezley highlights ...more
Hardcover, 179 pages
Published September 29th 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published September 1st 2011)
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Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was ok
Unfortunate: a series of small but surprising errors in Beezley's dating and names (especially in Ch. 4) left me wondering what else was incorrect. I would hope to expect better editing from Oxford Press.

Otherwise, a succinct overview of the region of Mexico that was slightly dry but helpful for breaking down the major patterns and events in Mexican history.
Herman Gigglethorpe
Sep 05, 2015 rated it liked it
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The prose is dry at times, but it's still a good introduction.

I might check out the sources listed in the bibliography for this one.
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