Mexico, picturesque, political, progressive

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MEXICO

 

Picturesque • Political • Progressive

 

BY

 

MARY ELIZABETH BLAKE

AUTHOR OF "ON THE WING" "POEMS" ETC.
 

AND

MARGARET F. SULLIVAN

AUTHOR OF "IRELAND OF TO-DAY"
 
"Pais querido y hermoso, cuya belleza es conocido solo por sus hijos! Como mereces ser conocido y estimado por todos!"—Anónimo.
 


BOSTON 1888

LEE AND SHEPARD Publishers

10 MILK STREET NEXT "THE OLD SOUTH MEETING-HOUSE"

NEW YORK CHARLES T DILLINGHAM

718 AND 720 BROADWAY



The authors desire to return thanks to the editors of the "Boston Journal," and the "Catholic World" of New York, for their courtesy in allowing the use of articles which had formerly appeared in their columns. M. E. B.
M. F. S.

 

Copyright, 1888, by Lee and Shepard.


All rights reserved.

 

Mexico: Picturesque, Political, Progressive.



CONTENTS

 

 

PART I

 

PICTURESQUE MEXICO

 
chapter page
I — Into the Sun Land 7
II — Glimpses of a New World 27
III — The City of Mexico 54
IV — Through Lanes and Highways 76
V — On the Southern Slope 95
VI — Shrines and Pilgrimages 117
VII — Literary Mexico: A Group of Novels 133
VIII — Blossoms of Verse 159




PART II


POLITICAL AND PROGRESSIVE MEXICO


IX — From Conquest to Independence 173
X — Constitution and Government 191
XI — Religion and Education 199
XII — Revenue and its Application 213