Synopses & Reviews
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.
About the Author
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.