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Introduction Imperial Ambition

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution

Published by University of California Press

Published in print November 2002 | ISBN: 9780520223240
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520939295 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0001
Introduction Imperial Ambition

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This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about nature of U.S. involvement and influence in Mexico. This volume examines the political and military events in Mexico after 1865 and describes the history-making interactions between Americans and Mexicans in Mexico. It describes the activities of individuals and businesspeople who as a collectivity constituted much of the American influence in Mexico.

Keywords: U.S.; Mexico; political events; military events; history-making interactions; Mexicans; businesspeople; American influence

Chapter.  1858 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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