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Author Castaņeda, Jorge G., 1953-

Title Maņana forever? : Mexico and the Mexicans / Jorge G. Castaņeda

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  F1210 .C425 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  F1210 .C425 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  F1210 .C425 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Why Mexicans are lousy at soccer and don't like skyscrapers -- At last : a Mexican middle class -- Victims and enemies of conflict and competition -- Finally, Mexican democracy -- The power of the past and the fear of the foreign -- At last : an open society, an open economy, an open mind? -- Illusory laws, lawless cynicism -- The law of the land, or the land of the law? -- The future in real time
Note Examines the history and national characteristics of modern Mexico, discussing the contradictions of its politics, its complicated relationship with the United States, and its possible future direction
LC subject National characteristics, Mexican
Mexico -- Social life and customs
Mexico -- Civilization
Alt Title Mexico and the Mexicans
ISBN 9780375404245 (hbk.)
0375404244 (hbk.)