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Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

John Mason Hart


The deep relationship between the United States and Mexico has had repercussions felt around the world. This chronicle of the economic and social connections between the two nations opens a new window onto history from the Civil War to today and illuminates the course of events that made the United States a global empire. The Mexican Revolution, Manifest Destiny, World War II, and NAFTA are all part of the story, but this narrative transcends these moments of economic and political drama, resonating with the themes of wealth and power. Combining economic and historical analysis with personal m ... More

Keywords: United States, Mexico, Civil War, Mexican Revolution, Manifest Destiny, World War II, NAFTA, American Dream, American investment, Latin America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780520223240
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520223240.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Mason Hart, author