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Empire and RevolutionThe Americans in Mexico since the Civil War$
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John Mason Hart

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520223240

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520223240.001.0001

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Cooperation and Accommodation

Cooperation and Accommodation

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(p.402) (p.403) 13 Cooperation and Accommodation
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Empire and Revolution
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JOHN MASON HART

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0014

This chapter examines the reencounter between Mexico and the U.S. after World War II. The war needs of the U.S. in the 1940s dictated that they overlook the hard feelings that came from the struggle to control fields, mines, and ports during the previous two decades. During the 1940s the role of Americans in Mexico moved from the lost ownership of productive properties to an overwhelming domination of bilateral trade and high technology. American residents increasingly accepted living as individuals in towns and cities in lieu of rural and urban colonies and they also adapted to greater control of their private enterprises by the Mexican government. The Mexican government used the crisis of World War II to re-establish American business operations in the country and at the same time expand exports to the north.

Keywords:   Mexico, U.S., World War II, bilateral trade, high technology, Mexican government, exports

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