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Mexican political system in transition

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Published by Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, CA .
Written in English

  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Mexico -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-124).

      StatementWayne A. Cornelius and Ann L. Craig.
      SeriesMonograph series ;, 35, Monograph series (University of California, San Diego. Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies) ;, 35.
      ContributionsCraig, Ann L.
      LC ClassificationsJL1281 .C69 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination124 p. :
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1777888M
      ISBN 101878367048
      LC Control Number92133734

        If our current presidential transition seems shrill and unruly, consider New Mexico in the midth century, as the U.S.-Mexican war forced Nuevomexicanos to switch Author: Casey Sanchez.

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