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Distant neighbors : a portrait of the Mexicans

Author: Alan Riding
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1985, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses various aspects of Mexican society including anthropology, history, economics, politics and culture.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Riding, Alan.
Distant neighbors.
New York : Knopf, 1985, ©1984
(OCoLC)558160312
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Riding
ISBN: 0394500059 9780394500058
OCLC Number: 11029416
Description: xii, 385 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Mexicans --
2. The roots of the nation --
3. From revolution to institution --
4. The system : myths and rewards --
5. The (generally) loyal opposition --
6. Corruption : oil and glue --
7. Economic models, miracles and mistakes --
8. "The oil is ours!" --
9. Land sí, liberty no --
10. Indians body and soul --
11. The social crisis : catching up with the population --
12. The family safety net --
13. Mexico City : magnet and monster --
14. The other Mexicos --
15. Culture for some and for many --
16." ... And so close to the United States --
17. Foreign policy : facing Central America --
18. Shaping an uncertain future.
Responsibility: Alan Riding.

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Discusses various aspects of Mexican society including anthropology, history, economics, politics and culture.

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