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by James D. Cockcroft

Download Mexico's Hope: An Encounter with Politics and History ePub
  • ISBN 0853459258
  • ISBN13 978-0853459255
  • Language English
  • Author James D. Cockcroft
  • Publisher Monthly Review Press (January 1, 1998)
  • Pages 320
  • Formats mbr lrf rtf mobi
  • Category Social Science
  • Subcategory Politics and Government
  • Size ePub 1773 kb
  • Size Fb2 1612 kb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 132

Mexico's Hope tells the dramatic story of the making of modern Mexico, treating all the major developments of the past century of Mexican history.

Unusually attentive to the contributions of women, Indians, workers, and peasants,Mexico's Hope is informed by the conviction that the country's most promising prospects today lie in the quest of its poorest people for social justice and democracy-from the recent Zapatista uprisings in Chiapas to ongoing electoral efforts on the left.


James D. Cockcroft is a bilingual award-winning authorof forty books on Latin America, Mexico, Latino/as,culture . Anyone interested in Mexico's modern politics and current events must read this book.

James D. Cockcroft is a bilingual award-winning authorof forty books on Latin America, Mexico, Latino/as,culture, migration, and human rights. He is Internet professor for the State University of New York, a poet, three-time Fulbright Scholar, and a veteran activist. I thought the first chapters, those dealing with Mexico's history previous to the 1910 revolution, were a bit useless to the overall effect. However, most of the book deals with the country's cultural and political aspects in such a way as to make it a necessary companion to the study of present day Mexico.

Mexico’s Hope’ will no doubt become a standard in Latin American and Mexican history courses, but labor unionists, human .

James Cockcroft, author of many important books on Mexico and Latin America, has managed here to organize complex and seemingly unconnected events stretching over six centuries into an especially compelling narrative of the still unresolved struggle for control of the country’s wealth and destiny.

Anyone interested in Mexico's modern politics and current events must .

book by James D. Cockcroft. Mexico's Hope tells the dramatic story of the making of modern Mexico, treating all the major developments of the past century of Mexican history.

Mexico’s Hope tells the dramatic story of the making of modern Mexico

Mexico’s Hope tells the dramatic story of the making of modern Mexico. In the course of providing compelling analysis of the causes for the vast divide between Mexico’s rich and poor, James Cockcroft illuminates the stark contrast between the country’s corrupt political system and its people’s democratic aspirations. Mexican economic development is distorted and uneven, Cockcroft explains, because of a longstanding collusion between foreign interests and a domestic ruling class

Synopsis: Mexico's Hope tells the dramatic story of the making of modern Mexico, treating all the major . As its detail shifts in the political wind, the study finds both pain and hope in Mexico's present encounter with history.

Synopsis: Mexico's Hope tells the dramatic story of the making of modern Mexico, treating all the major developments of the past century of Mexican history. Unusually attentive to the contributions of women, Indians, workers, and peasants, Mexico's Hope is informed by the conviction that the country's most promising prospects today lie in the quest of its poorest people for social justice and democracy-from the recent Zapatista uprisings in Chiapas to ongoing electoral efforts on the left.

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James Cockcroft's attempt to open a window of understanding on Latin America comes in the form of one of the more comprehensive texts of twentieth century Latin American politics and history (xv). The author also examines .

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