Hotel Mexico

Author : George F. Flaherty
ISBN : 9780520964938
Genre : History
File Size : 65.53 MB
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In 1968, Mexico prepared to host the Olympic games amid growing civil unrest. The spectacular sports facilities and urban redevelopment projects built by the government in Mexico City mirrored the country’s rapid but uneven modernization. In the same year, a street-savvy democratization movement led by students emerged in the city. Throughout the summer, the ‘68 Movement staged protests underscoring a widespread sense of political disenfranchisement. Just ten days before the Olympics began, nearly three hundred student protestors were massacred by the military in a plaza at the core of a new public housing complex. In spite of institutional denial and censorship, the 1968 massacre remains a touchstone in contemporary Mexican culture thanks to the public memory work of survivors and Mexico’s leftist intelligentsia. In this highly original study of the afterlives of the ’68 Movement, George F. Flaherty explores how urban spaces—material but also literary, photographic, and cinematic—became an archive of 1968, providing a framework for de facto modes of justice for years to come.
Category: History

Mexico Chic

Author : Foo Mei Zee
ISBN : 9706519319
Genre : Travel
File Size : 86.85 MB
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Category: Travel

Annexing Mexico

Author : Erik Rush
ISBN : 1933769238
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 68.18 MB
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The border between the United States and Mexico isn't just a boundary between nations; it's a chasm that separates a wealthy global superpower from a poverty-stricken Third World Country. To millions of Mexicans desperate for a better life, it's a finish line-to cross it undetected means to seek prosperity in America. In 1844 the United States annexed Texas and over the next few years took most of the current Southwest United States. Today, the Mexican people south-of-the-border see the benefits of life in the good-old U.S. of A. and according to polls, they're willing to finish things up and give us the rest. Columnist Erik Rush proposes that we take them up on the offer. Erik Rush say, "40% of Mexicans claim that they would move here if they could. Let's save them the effort and bring the U.S. to them."
Category: Social Science

Mexico City

Author : Michelle Galindo
ISBN : 3832791574
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 77.41 MB
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This guide offers an extensive trip to 72 of the most recent constructions in the pulsating Mexico City. Compiling outstanding architectural and interior design projects from Teodoro Gonzalez de Leon (Museo de Arte Popular), Taller de Arquitectura X/Alberto Kalach (Biblioteca Vasconcelos), TEN Arquitectos/Enrique Norten (Chopo Museum), as well as the newest hotels, restaurants, shops, and public projects. Informative texts, addresses and a map are included. Book jacket.
Category: Architecture

Explorer S Guide Mexico S Aztec Maya Empires

Author : Zain Deane
ISBN : 9781581578812
Genre : Travel
File Size : 21.94 MB
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With Explorer’s Guides, expert authors and helpful icons make it easy to locate places of extra value, family-friendly activities, and excellent restaurants and lodgings. Regional and city maps help you get around and What’s Where provides a quick reference on everything from tourist attractions to off-the-beaten-track sites. Tour the heartland of the Aztec and Maya empires, ancient Mexico’s greatest civilizations, including Mexico City, the Yucata´n Peninsula, Chiapas, and Campeche. Through their astounding ruins, the institutions that have chronicled their legacies, and the visible traces of their culture today, this guide shows you the glory of ancient and mighty civilizations.
Category: Travel

The Cornell School Of Hotel Administration On Hospitality

Author : Michael C. Sturman
ISBN : 9781118016268
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 60.10 MB
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This cutting edge and comprehensive book—with contributions from the star faculty of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration—offers the latest thinking on the best practices and strategies for hospitality management. A must for students and professionals seeking to enter or expand their reach in the hospitality industry, The Cornell School of Hotel Administration on Hospitality delivers the authoritative advice you need to: Develop and manage a multinational career and become a leader in the hospitality industry Maximize profits from franchise agreements, management contracts, and leases Understand and predict customer choices, and motivate your staff to provide outstanding service Manage hospitality businesses and the real estate underlying the businesses Control costs, coordinate branding strategy, and manage operations across multiple locations
Category: Business & Economics

Dk Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Mexico City

Author : Nancy Mikula
ISBN : 9781409385684
Genre : Travel
File Size : 62.76 MB
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Mexico City will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Mexico City. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Mexico City - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in ePub format.
Category: Travel