Culture And Customs Of Mexico

Culture And Customs Of Mexico

by Peter Standish, Steven M. Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313304122

ISBN-13: 9780313304125

Pub. Date: 04/30/2004

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Mexico, with some 90 million people, holds a special place in Latin America. It is a large, complex hybrid, a bridge between North and South America, between the ancient and the modern, and between the developed and the developing worlds. Mexico's importance to the United States cannot be overstated. The two countries share historical, economic, and cultural bonds

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Mexico, with some 90 million people, holds a special place in Latin America. It is a large, complex hybrid, a bridge between North and South America, between the ancient and the modern, and between the developed and the developing worlds. Mexico's importance to the United States cannot be overstated. The two countries share historical, economic, and cultural bonds that continue to evolve. This book offers students and general readers a deeper understanding of Mexico's dynamism: its wealth of history, institutions, religion, cultural output, leisure, and social customs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313304125
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Series:
Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Series Foreword

Introduction

Chronology

Context: History, Land, and Society

Religion

Social Life, Leisure, and Food

The Media

Cinema

Performing Arts

Literature

Visual Arts and Architecture

Conclusion

Selected Bibliography

Index

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