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by Contreras,Joseph

eBook In the Shadow of the Giant: The Americanization of Modern Mexico download ISBN: 0813544823
Author: Contreras,Joseph
Publisher: Rutgers University Press; First Edition edition (March 15, 2009)
Language: English
Pages: 272
ePub: 1248 kb
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Rating: 4.8
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Category: Political
Subcategory: Social Sciences

In this illuminating book, Joseph Contreras persuasively shows us how, almost without noticing, Mexico has come to terms with its place in the shadow of the United States. Alan Riding author of Distant Neighbors: A Portrait of the Mexicans 2008-10-13)

In this illuminating book, Joseph Contreras persuasively shows us how, almost without noticing, Mexico has come to terms with its place in the shadow of the United States. Alan Riding author of Distant Neighbors: A Portrait of the Mexicans 2008-10-13). Joseph Contreras, a self-described 'pocho' born in Los Angeles of Mexican parents, chronicles two journeys that pass each other moving in opposite directions-a personal one to return to his roots and a national one by Mexico to become modern.

In this first book to view modern Mexico in the era of NAFTA and globalization, In the Shadow of the Giant offers insight into the land on our .

What we find is a nation that looks more like the United States than even Mexicans themselves could have imagined a decade ago: Rates of obesity are second only to the United States.

Joseph Contreras tracks the relentless and ongoing Americanization of his ancestral home

Joseph Contreras tracks the relentless and ongoing Americanization of his ancestral home. Although these changes may seem a natural part of globalization, the country had long prided itself on the social, political, economic, and even spiritual differences that distinguished it from the United States. In addition to embracing our virtues and vices, Contreras argues that our southern neighbor has become a de facto economic colony of the United States

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Przeczytaj go w aplikacji Książki Google Play na komputerze albo na urządzeniu z Androidem lub iOS. Pobierz, by czytać offline. A Chicano comes to the big enchilada: Mexico City, 1984-1987 - Not such distant neighbors: Mexico in the era of Vicente Fox - Looking northward - NAFTA: the double-edged sword of free trade - The new breed of Mexican businessmen - The modern Mexican news media - The Mexican dream - The gringo Riviera. Joseph Contreras is a native of Los Angeles, spent twenty eight years at Newsweek magazine.

What Contreras finds is a nation more like the . than even Mexican themselves could have imagined. ISBN13:9780813544823. Release Date:March 2009.

A new book shows how modern Mexico has become increasingly Americanized, and how .

A new book shows how modern Mexico has become increasingly Americanized, and how relations may go in the Obama er. The author uses his keen journalistic eye throughout to present evidence of the Americanization of Mexico.

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Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Business History Conference. Recommend this journal

Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Business History Conference. Recommend this journal. Enterprise & Society. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

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