The Mexican Mind

The book also explains why Mexicans are so attached to the culture and why so many foreigners find it so seductive and satisfying that they prefer to live in Mexico.

Author: Boye De Mente

Publisher: Cultural-Insight Books

ISBN: 9781468033298

Category: Social Science

Page: 324

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Author Boyé Lafayette De Mente [known internationally known for his books on the business practices, customs and languages of China, Japan, Korea and Mexico] asserts that most people are ignorant of the amazing cultural heritage and character of the Mexican people. He says that when most people think of great cultural accomplishments they think of Europe and when they think of the exotic and perhaps the erotic they think of the Orient, while unknown to them they have overlooked one of the most unusual and fascinating countries on earth. De Mente uses key words in the Mexican language to identify and explain the contradictions and paradoxes of Mexico—the omnipresent trappings of Catholicism, the macho-cult of Mexican males, the conflicting treatment of females, the savage brutality of the criminal and the rogue cop, the gentle humility of the poor farmer, the warmth, kindness and compassion of the average city dweller and the extreme sensuality of the Mexican mindset. The book also explains why Mexicans are so attached to the culture and why so many foreigners find it so seductive and satisfying that they prefer to live in Mexico.
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Anita Brenner

In this book, her daughter, Susannah Glusker, traces Brenner's intellectual growth and achievements from the 1920s through the 1940s.

Author: Susannah Joel Glusker

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292785489

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 314

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Journalist, historian, anthropologist, art critic, and creative writer, Anita Brenner was one of Mexico's most discerning interpreters. Born to a Jewish immigrant family in Mexico a few years before the Revolution of 1910, she matured into an independent liberal who defended Mexico, workers, and all those who were treated unfairly, whatever their origin or nationality. In this book, her daughter, Susannah Glusker, traces Brenner's intellectual growth and achievements from the 1920s through the 1940s. Drawing on Brenner's unpublished journals and autobiographical novel, as well as on her published writing, Glusker describes the origin and impact of Brenner's three major books, Idols Behind Altars, Your Mexican Holiday, and The Wind That Swept Mexico. Along the way, Glusker traces Brenner's support of many liberal causes, including her championship of Mexico as a haven for Jewish immigrants in the early 1920s. This intellectual biography brings to light a complex, fascinating woman who bridged many worlds—the United States and Mexico, art and politics, professional work and family life.
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Mexico in 1827

Many of these fruits do not , it is true , thrive on the Table - land ; but it must
always be borne in mind that Mexico , from the peculiarity of its geological
structure , and the manner in which heat is modified by height in every part of its
territory ...

Author: Sir Henry George Ward

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105004960584

Category: Mexico

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Diversity in Mind and in Action 3 volumes

The dawn of the twenty-first century gave birth to a movement to build a wall
between the United States and Mexico in the continuing theme of “us and them.”
The battle on this front was cloaked in words of fear and anger that illegal
immigrants ...

Author: Jean Lau Chin

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313347085

Category: Social Science

Page: 627

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The editor of the award-winning, four-volume Praeger set The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination brings her team back together to take a comprehensive look at the flip side of the issue—diversity. • Features personal stories and vignettes to illustrate effects of policies and programs, or lack thereof • Offers "Key Questions" as an appendix in each volume • Includes six illustrations
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Mexico in World History

Significantly, the last territorial loss for Mexico, achieved through the U.S.
Gadsden Purchase, involved a plan to build a transcontinental railroad from ...
The price offered dropped to $10 million for much less land than Gadsden had in
mind.

Author: William H. Beezley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199913275

Category: History

Page: 200

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Drawing on materials ranging from archaeological findings to recent studies of migration issues and drug violence, William H. Beezley provides a dramatic narrative of human events as he recounts the story of Mexico in the context of world history. Beginning with the Mayan and Aztec civilizations and their brutal defeat at the hands of the Conquistadors, Beezley highlights the penetrating effect of Spain's three-hundred-year colonial rule, during which Mexico became a multicultural society marked by Roman Catholicism and the Spanish language. Independence, he shows, was likewise marked by foreign invasions and huge territorial losses, this time at the hands of the United States, who annexed a vast land mass--including the states of Texas, New Mexico, and California--and remained a powerful presence along the border. The 1910 revolution propelled land, educational, and public health reforms, but later governments turned to authoritarian rule, personal profits, and marginalization of rural, indigenous, and poor Mexicans. Throughout this eventful chronicle, Beezley highlights the people and international forces that shaped Mexico's rich and tumultuous history.
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Mexico In Europe

47 Though at that time I was dissatisfied with everything , because I was much
troubled in mind , I must say now that this Castle Wiggen is a beautiful spot . From
the back room one looked right upon the long Rorschach hill , of which the slope
 ...

Author: Agnes Joy Salm-Salm

Publisher:

ISBN: MSU:31293103330316

Category: Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871

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Mexico in Its Novel

One of the novelists Navarro has in mind is Rafael de Ceniceros y Villarreal,
whose La siega (1905) is a rather complicated story of love and proper behavior
in a provincial city. The book is of particular interest because López Portillo said
that ...

Author: John S. Brushwood

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292771420

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 306

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Mexico in Its Novel is a perceptive examination of the Mexican reality as revealed through the nation's novel. The author presents the Mexican novel as a cultural phenomenon: a manifestation of the impact of history upon the nation, an attempt by a people to come to grips with and understand what has happened and is happening to them. Written in a clear and graceful style, this study examines the life of the novel as a genre against the background of Mexican chronology. It begins with a survey of the mid-twentieth-century novel, the Mexican novel which came of age in the period following the 1947 publication of Agustín Yáñez's The Edge of the Storm. During this time the novel resolved some of its most complicated problems and, as a result, offered a wider and deeper view of reality. Having established this circumstance, John Brushwood goes back in time to the Conquest and then moves forward to the twentieth-century novel. Passing from the Colonial Period into the nineteenth century, the author recognizes the relationship between Romanticism and the desire for logical social behavior, and then views this relationship in the perspective of the Reform, an attempt to bring order out of chaos. The novel under the Díaz dictatorship is seen in three different phases, and the last Díaz chapter actually moves into the Revolution itself. The novel during the years of fighting is considered along with the first post-Revolutionary fiction. From that point the developing conflict within Mexican reality itself—a conflict between introversion and extroversion, nationalism and cosmopolitanism—reaches out to seek its solution in the novels of the first chapter.
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The City in Mind

In the yawning intervals between communications, Cortes behaved as though he
had tacit permission to do whatever he liked. He knew that he was exceeding his
authority in Mexico and he availed himself of every device to continue doing so, ...

Author: James Howard Kunstler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743227230

Category: History

Page: 272

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The City in Mind is a far-reaching discourse on the history and current state of urban life. Kunstler reflects on various and diverse cities across the world and investigates the nature and character of their city lives. From London to Mexico City, he takes an in-depth look at each city's history, development and state of architectural and societal success. Other cities explored include Rome, Berlin and Paris. In his investigations, he discovers a disparate Europe with its mix of pre-industrial creativity, war-marked reminders of the twentieth century, and the architectural aftermath of World War II, modernism, and for some, the Cold War. In his discussions on Western culture, Kunstler expands the notions of urbanism first discussed by Jane Jacobs. His examination of cities is at once a concise history of their urban lives and a detailed criticism of how those histories have either aided or hindered the social and civil progress of the cities' occupants.
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A New History of the Conquest of Mexico In which Las Casas Denunciations of the Popular Historians of that War are Fully Vindicated 3rd Ed

While none pro1064 | 1160 Mexicans arrive at Huelcolluacan 1168 Museum , I
saw spread out the picto- Spanish affixed to ... To make it manifest that this and
contradictions , it must be borne was intended for a chronological re in mind that
the ...

Author: Robert Anderson Wilson

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0019558811

Category:

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The Struggle for Mexico

The first examines the development of state corporatism in Mexico in the
twentieth century under the PRI regime. ... Keep in mind that the transition has
been a slow, drawn-out process that is likely to undergo further change in the
future.

Author: Debra D. Chapman

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786489602

Category: Social Science

Page: 233

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In the 1970s political and economic changes to the world order led to an emerging “globalization” credited with the ceding of state sovereignty to a “de facto world government” of transnational corporations and with the anti-globalism movement directed at countering it. Mexico, however, has maintained the salience of the national unit in the form of the state as a ruling apparatus and as the target of organized, non-state, political opposition. This study examines the transformation of Mexico’s social and political organization from state corporatism to transnationalized corporatism, a form distinguished by the effect that International Financial Institutions and the World Trade Organization have on the state’s relationship to the rest of society. By exploring how non-governmental organizations, political parties, unions and social movements (notably the Zapatistas) engage with the state under neoliberalism, this work significantly emphasizes the continued relevance of corporatist structures in an environment of electoral democratic reform.
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Journal of a Residence and Tour in the Republic of Mexico in the Year 1826

Always bearing in mind , that all the accidents which have happened to boats on
the Bar of Tampico , have been while in the act of winding , when the river current
was setting out , and the sea breeze blowing in . The best time for crossing is ...

Author: George Francis Lyon

Publisher:

ISBN: CHI:16112531

Category: Mexico

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The Mexican Petroleum Industry in the Twentieth Century

El Colegio de México, Mexico City Translated by Lidia Lozano When in March 1
938 the government headed by ... With this in mind, El Aguila executives and the
Mexican authorities signed an agreement on 1 1 November 1937, which, ...

Author: Jonathan C. Brown

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292791725

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Mexico's petroleum industry has come to symbolize the very sovereignty of the nation itself. Politicians criticize Pemex, the national oil company, at their peril, and President Salinas de Gortari has made clear that the free trade negotiations between Mexico and the United States will not affect Pemex's basic status as a public enterprise. How and why did the petroleum industry gain such prominence and, some might say, immunity within Mexico's political economy? The Mexican Petroleum Industry in the Twentieth Century, edited by Jonathan C. Brown and Alan Knight, seeks to explain the impact of the oil sector on the nation's economic, political, and social development. The book is a multinational effort—one author is Australian, two British, three North American, and five Mexican. Each contributing scholar has researched and written extensively about Mexico and its oil industry.
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Race in Mind

... NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2012); Julia María Schiavone Camacho, Chinese
Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and ... Castillo-Muñoz, “Divided Communities:
Agrarian Struggles, Transnational Migration and Families in Northern Mexico, ...

Author: Paul Spickard

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess

ISBN: 9780268182007

Category: Social Science

Page: 410

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These essays analyze how race affects people's lives and relationships in all settings, from the United States to Great Britain and from Hawaiʻi to Chinese Central Asia. They contemplate the racial positions in various societies of people called Black and people called White, of Asians and Pacific Islanders, and especially of those people whose racial ancestries and identifications are multiple. Here for the first time are Spickard's trenchant analyses of the creation of race in the South Pacific, of DNA testing for racial ancestry, and of the meaning of multiplicity in the age of Barack Obama.
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Mexico

with perceived material interests usually have limited impact on policy making,
we concentrate on the ways in which Mexico's leftist assertiveness strengthened
the regime at home. As we do so, however, we must keep in mind that the ...

Author: Daniel C. Levy

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520246942

Category: History

Page: 355

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Summary: This text offers an analysis of Mexico's struggle for democratic development. Linking Mexico's state to Mexico-US and other international considerations, the authors, collaborating with Emilio Zebadua, offer perspectives from all sides of the border.
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Mexico

Nobody can underduct , which was in great demand in the stand Mexico without
bearing in mind market and could give them great pro - this tremendous need of
better underfits , they wasted other things that were standing of , and more ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UTEXAS:059173022893844

Category: Mexico

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Geographical and Statistical Notes on Mexico

the Calendar Year 1895 , ” the last one out as this paper goes to press , the total
production of silver of the world from 1493 to 1895 is $ 10 ,345 , 688 , 700 , the
Mexican coinage being over one - third of the whole . It must be borne in mind
that ...

Author: Matías Romero

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:590853008

Category: Mexico

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Mexico Its Progress and Commercial Possibilities

Shippers to Mexico should bear in mind that package shipments pay duty on the
gross weights , and should , therefore , be packed in light packages , as durable
as possible . Mexican merchants , especially in the interior , where the means of ...

Author: Edward J. Howell

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015070242881

Category: Mexico

Page: 203

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Mexico Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic 2 volumes

The origins of design in Mexico, in many cases, are found in the pre-Hispanic
period in the architectonic constructions and urban design, the useful and
beautiful craft objects, and the murals and codices that ... With this in mind, Díaz
presented ...

Author: Ana Paula Ambrosi

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313349492

Category: Social Science

Page: 728

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Providing over 200 entries on politics, government, economics, society, culture, and much more, this two-volume work brings modern Mexico to life. • Comprises information from approximately 100 contributors • Provides a timeline of events of modern Mexico from 1968 to the present day • Includes about 50 photographs that illustrate many aspects of contemporary Mexico • Provides a helpful bibliography and subject index
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Journal of a Tour in the United States Canada and Mexico

We were told here , and indeed , heard it spoken of as an undoubted fact all over
Mexico , that the lamentable illness of ... however , by a vague malaise and
inability to sleep , combined with feverish and morbid anxiety of mind ,
culminating ...

Author: Lady Winefred Howard of Glossop

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433081762894

Category: Canada

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