• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. Mexico’s history falls into four epochs: the era of the Indian empires (before 1521), the Spanish colonial phase (1521–1810), the period of national formation (1810–1910), which includes the war of independence (1810–21) and the long presidency of Porfirio Diaz (1876–80, 1884–1911), and the present period which began with the social revolution of 1910–21.

Estados Unidos Mexicanos (United States of Mexico)


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Further Reading

  1. Aspe, P., Economic Transformation: the Mexican Way. Cambridge (MA), 1993Google Scholar
  2. Bailey, J. J., Governing Mexico: The Statecraft of Crisis Management. London and New York, 1988CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Bartra, R., Agrarian Structure and Political Power in Mexico. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1993Google Scholar
  4. Bazant, J., A Concise History of Mexico. CUP, 1977Google Scholar
  5. Bethell, L. (ed.) Mexico since Independence. CUP, 1992Google Scholar
  6. Grayson, G. W., Oil and Mexican Foreign Policy. Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1988Google Scholar
  7. Hamilton, N. and Harding, T. F., (eds.) Mexico: State, Economy and Social Conflict. London, 1986Google Scholar
  8. Philip, G., (ed.) Politics in Mexico. London, 1985.—The Presidency in Mexican Politics. London, 1991.—Mexico [Bibliography]. 2nd ed. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1993Google Scholar
  9. Riding, A., Distant Neighbours. London, 1985.—Mexico: Inside the Volcano. London, 1987Google Scholar
  10. Rodriguez, J. E., The Evolution of the Mexican Political System. New York, 1993Google Scholar
  11. Robbins, N. C., Mexico. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1984Google Scholar
  12. Rufz, R. E., Triumphs and Tragedy: a History of the Mexican People. New York, 1992Google Scholar
  13. Whiting, V. R., The Political Economy of Foreign Investment in Mexico: Nationalism, Liberalism, Constraints on Choice. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1992Google Scholar

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