2 edition of Description of a view of the city of Mexico found in the catalog.
Description of a view of the city of Mexico
|Statement||Printed by the proprietor, Robert Burford, assisted by H. C. Selous.|
|Contributions||Selous, Henry Courtney, 1803-1890.|
|LC Classifications||F1386 .B965|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||20 p.,  leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||20|
|LC Control Number||11004016|
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Description of a view of the city of Mexico, and surrounding country, now exhibiting in the Panorama, Leicester-square. Mexico City. [Andrew Coe] -- Includes A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF THE CITY, WITH TRAVEL INFORMATION INCLUDING HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, AND SITES IN AND AROUND MEXICO CITY.
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Character of the city. Mexico City is a metropolis of contrasts, a monument to a proud and industrious country also faced with many problems. Some observers have fixated on the city’s dangers, horrors, and tragedies—views that were reinforced by the Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes when he called the city “the capital of underdevelopment.” In the late 20th century the.
Hugh Thomas, The Conquest of Mexico. This came out just at the time that I was making a film in Mexico and following the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes’s route from Veracruz to Mexico City (as it is now – then it was Tenochtitlán, the Aztec capital). Cortes reached Tenochtitlán in I used this book as my bible for retracing his.
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JCB Book Collection Mexico City (Mexico)--Description and travel of 20 [?] Spanish America [View of Tenochtitlán] Image title [View of Tenochtitlán].Mexico is a novel by James A.
Michener published in Plot. The main action of Mexico takes place in Mexico over a three-day period in the fictional city of Toledo in The occasion is the annual bullfighting festival, at which two matadors — one an acclaimed hero of the sport, the other a scrapping contender — are prepared to fight to the death for fame and glory.In Mexico City, a young mother is writing a novel of her days as a translator living in New York.
In Harlem, a translator is desperate to publish the works of Gilberto Owen, an obscure Mexican poet. And in Philadelphia, Gilberto Owen recalls his friendship with Lorca, and the young woman he saw in the windows of passing trains.