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Tzintzuntzan : Mexican peasants in a changing world

Author: George M Foster
Publisher: Prospect Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press, 1988, ©1979.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foster, George M. (George McClelland), 1913-2006.
Prospect Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press, 1988, ©1979
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George M Foster
ISBN: 0881333158 9780881333152
OCLC Number: 16944681
Description: 404 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The peasant community --
The historical roots --
Tzintzuntzan and its people --
Interpersonal relations: family and compadrazgo --
How people behave --
The image of limited good --
The fear of envy --
Government, decision making, and conflict resolution --
Health and equilibrium --
Religious ritual: its latent functions --
The dyadic contract --
Change: culture, personality, and infrastructure --
A population explosion: causes and consequences --
Economic devcelopment problems --
Innovators and innovation --
Society and religion: the changing prestige system --
An experiment in development --
What is the future.
Responsibility: George M. Foster.


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