Dictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997

Hardcover | October 1, 1997

byJuana Vazquez-Gomez

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This user-friendly reference dictionary provides a quick guide to those who have governed Mexico from 1325 to 1997. It covers all rulers from the Aztec Empire to the current president, Ernesto Zedillo. The book provides an objective portrait of the political leadership and describes the circumstances surrounding major events. Arranged chronologically, with a glossary, appendixes, and name index, the book includes four main chapters--The Aztec Empire, The Conquest and Viceroyalty, From Independence to the Diaz Dictatorship, and Revolution and Modern Mexico. Each chapter opens with a brief characterization of the period. A practical guide to Mexico's long and complicated history, this book contains short biographical entries on each of the country's 185 rulers. Entries describe the main accomplishments and failures of each tenure. The book also includes an appendix describing Mexico's main plans, treaties, conspiracies, and constitutions.

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This user-friendly reference dictionary provides a quick guide to those who have governed Mexico from 1325 to 1997. It covers all rulers from the Aztec Empire to the current president, Ernesto Zedillo. The book provides an objective portrait of the political leadership and describes the circumstances surrounding major events. Arranged ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.44 × 6.31 × 0.74 inPublished:October 1, 1997Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313300496

ISBN - 13:9780313300493

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?This unique dictionary brings together a wealth of information about the rulers of Mexico.... Given the scarcity of information about some of the political figures or the short term of their service, some entries are quite brief, but much of the information was impossible to find before the publication of this book.??Choice