Oil and Mexican Foreign Policy

Oil and Mexican Foreign Policy

by George Grayson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0822985055

ISBN-13: 9780822985051

Pub. Date: 05/15/1988

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

The discovery of enormous oil reserves in the early 1970s revolutionized Mexico's economy and political behavior, bringing soaring revenues and industrial development. The oil glut of 1981 and wild fluctuations in world prices, pushed the country to the brink of bankruptcy. George W. Grayson describes how the roller-coaster economic ride, shrill nationalism,

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The discovery of enormous oil reserves in the early 1970s revolutionized Mexico's economy and political behavior, bringing soaring revenues and industrial development. The oil glut of 1981 and wild fluctuations in world prices, pushed the country to the brink of bankruptcy. George W. Grayson describes how the roller-coaster economic ride, shrill nationalism, political assertiveness, and arrogant posturing of the 1970s have given way to greater professionalism, fiscal responsibility, and a cooperative attitude towards the United States in recent times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822985051
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
05/15/1988
Series:
Pitt Latin American Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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