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Distant neighbors : a portrait of the Mexicans

Author: Alan Riding
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Riding
ISBN: 0679724419 9780679724414
OCLC Number: 21062261
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1984.
Description: xii, 385 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: [ch]. 1. Mexicans --
[ch]. 2. Roots of the nation --
[ch]. 3. From revolution to institution --
[ch]. 4. System: myths and rewards --
[ch]. 5. (Generally) loyal opposition --
[ch]. 6. Corruption: oil and glue --
[ch]. 7. Economic models, miracles and mistakes --
[ch]. 8. "Oil is ours!" --
[ch]. 9. Land si, liberty no --
[ch]. 10. Indians body and soul --
[ch]. 11. Social crisis: catching up with the population --
[ch]. 12. Family safety net --
[ch]. 13. Mexico City: magnet and monster --
[ch]. 14. Other Mexicos --
[ch]. 15. Culture for some and for many --
[ch]. 16. "And so close to the United States" --
[ch]. 17. Foreign policy: facing Central America --
[ch]. 18. Shaping an uncertain future.
Responsibility: Alan Riding.

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