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A Social History of Mexico"s Railroads

Teresa Van

A Social History of Mexico"s Railroads

Peons, Prisoners, and Priests

by Teresa Van

  • 47 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railway transport industries,
  • Social history,
  • Social Science,
  • Transportation,
  • Sociology,
  • Mexico,
  • Latin America - Mexico,
  • Railroads - General,
  • History / Mexico,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • North American,
  • Railroads - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10721705M
    ISBN 100742553272
    ISBN 109780742553279

    [] CHAPTER 8. The Mexican War and After. Receiving by the new telegraph the news that James K. Polk had been elected to the Presidency in November , President John Tyler interpreted the verdict as a mandate from the people for the annexation of Texas, .   With total revenues of $ billion in , Grupo Mexico, which also operates railroads, is in the midst of a $ billion expansion project at Buenavista, which has the largest proven copper.

    Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, a Spanish explorer searching for gold, traveled the region that became New Mexico in –In the first Spanish settlement was established on the Rio Grande River by Juan de Onate; in Santa Fe was founded and made the capital of New Mexico.. The U.S. acquired most of New Mexico in , as a result of the Mexican War, and the remainder in.   The Mexican Revolution broke out in when the decades-old rule of President Porfirio Díaz was challenged by Francisco I. Madero, a reformist writer and Díaz refused to allow clean elections, Madero's calls for revolution were answered by Emiliano Zapata in the south, and Pascual Orozco and Pancho Villa in the north.

    Takes readers on a harrowing journey into the heart of the Mexican drug trade to recount the unforgettable odyssey of Gabriel Cardona, a poster-boy American teen who became a pawn for the cartels. On the boy's heels is detective Robert Garcia, discovering the dark new realities of a seemingly unwinnable drug war. The US and Canadian railroad industry is dominated by the seven “Class I” railroads, most of them formed as a result of a wave of consolidation in the s and s.


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A Social History of Mexico"s Railroads by Teresa Van Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is well researched and based on a broad array of archival sources from Mexico, the United States, and Great Britain. This study is as much a social history as it is a top-down economic history of a railroad construction and operation. Van Hoy provides a valuable corrective to the history of Mexico's railroad by: 2.

A Social History of Mexico's Railroads: Peons, Prisoners, and Priests (Jaguar Books on Latin America) - Kindle edition by Van Hoy, Teresa.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Social History of Mexico's Railroads: Peons, Prisoners, and Priests (Jaguar Books on Latin America).5/5(1).

Largely absent from our history books is the social history of railroad development in nineteenth-century Mexico, which promoted rapid economic growth that greatly benefited elites but also heavily impacted rural and provincial Mexican residents in communities traversed by the rails.

A Social History of Mexico's Railroads is the dynamic 5/5(2). A Social History of Mexico's Railroads is the dynamic story of the people and times that were changed by the railroads and is sure to engage students and general readers alike.

Largely absent from our history books is the social history of railroad development in nineteenth-century Mexico, which promoted rapid economic growth that greatly benefited elites but also heavily impacted rural and provincial Mexican residents in communities traversed by the rails.

In this beautifully written and original book, Teresa Van Hoy connects foreign investment in Mexico, largely in. In the nineteenth century, railroads were the symbol of economic progress and every country wanted to have them.

Although the first contracts to build trains in Mexico were signed in the ’s, it wasn’t until the ’s that railroads finally ran from Mexico City to the major port of Veracruz. Get this from a library.

A social history of Mexico's railroads: peons, prisoners, and priests. [Teresa Miriam Van Hoy] -- Largely absent from our history books is the social history of railroad development in nineteenth-century Mexico, which promoted rapid economic growth. Throughout the 19th and early 20th century, the Mexican populace demonstrated a fascination with the nation’s railroads.

Newspapers, literature, poetry, music, and art focused their attention on the symbolic power of the locomotive, revealing its capacity to reshape people’s social and cultural worlds. As the most potent symbol of progress and civilization, the arrival of the iron horse.

The Economic History of Mexico. The Economic History of Mexico. Richard Salvucci, Trinity University Preface. This article is a brief interpretive survey of some of the major features of the economic history of Mexico from pre-conquest to the present.

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