ISBN-10:
0520211839
ISBN-13:
9780520211834
Pub. Date:
11/03/1997
Publisher:
University of California Press
A New Time for Mexico / Edition 1

A New Time for Mexico / Edition 1

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Overview

Fuentes's bold and timely study discusses the origins and nature of the tumultuous events that have recently transformed Mexican politics and society. The rebellion in Chiapas, a rash of assassinations, the break between Presidents Salinas and Zedillo, the continual struggle for democratic self-rule: These and other developments are addressed by one of Mexico's wisest, most influential commentators.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520211834
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/03/1997
Edition description: First Edition, Translated from the Spanish by Marina Gutman Castaneda and the Author
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's leading novelist, is also an essayist and writer of screenplays as well as political commentary. Trained as a lawyer, he was Mexico's ambassador to France in the 1970s. Among his many novels are Terra Nostra, The Death of Artemio Cruz, The Old Gringo and Christopher Unborn.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition
1 : MEXICO: The Face of Creation
2 : ON MEXICAN TIME: Kierkegaard in the Pink Zone
3 : INDIAN MEXICO: A Trip to the Center of the Origin
4 : REVOLUTIONARY MEXICO: History Out of Chaos
S : AGRARIAN MEXICO: The Death of Ruben Jaramillo
6 : THE MEXICAN POLITICAL SYSTEM:
Seeds and Ruins
7 : THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY:
A Diary of 1994
8 : HAPPY NEW YEAR: A Lament for 1995
9 : SO FAR FROM GOD: Mexico and the United States
I0 : RETURN TO ROOTS: Home in Veracruz
II : MY SPANISH HERITAGE
12 : CONCLUSION AND CODA: Mexican Tempi
Index

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