Profile of Man and Culture in Mexico

Profile of Man and Culture in Mexico


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292700727
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/1962
Series: Texas Pan American Series
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Samuel Ramos (1897–1959), a native of Zitácuaro, Michoacán, gave up medical and army careers to become a professor of social philosophy and aesthetic theory in the National University of Mexico.

Peter G. Earle taught Spanish at Princeton University and at Wesleyan University.

Table of Contents

  • Translator’s Preface
  • Introduction
  • Prologue to the Third Edition
  • I. Imitation of Europe in the Nineteenth Century
  • II. The Influence of France in the Nineteenth Century
  • III. Psychoanalysis of the Mexican
  • IV. Creole Culture
  • V. The “Abandonment of Culture” in Mexico
  • VI. The Profile of Mexican Culture
  • VII. The Profile of Man
  • VIII. Education and Inferiority Complex
  • IX. Passion and Interest
  • X. Utopian Youth
  • XI. The Conflict of Generations
  • XII. The Use of Thought
  • XIII. Pedantry
  • Appendix I. Justo Sierra and the Political Evolution of Mexico
  • Appendix II. Concerning Mexican Character
  • A Bibliography of Samuel Ramos
  • Index

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