Distant neighbors by Alan Riding, , Joaquín Mortiz edition, in Spanish – 1a ed. en español. Translation of: Distant neighbors: a portrait of the Mexicans. Vecinos distantes / Distant Neighbors: Un retrato de los mexicanos / A Portrait of the Mexicans. Front Cover. Alan Riding. Editorial Planeta.

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To ask other readers questions about Distant Neighborsplease sign up. He seems to know more about Mexico and the Mexicans than myself or any Mexican I know, about all topics and specially about politics. Rafael rated it really liked it Sep 26, I hope we do take notice to what he is telling us and I too hope we can change for the ridinv Back in the this book was a must for those who love all things Mexico. He is author of the best-selling book, “Distant Neighbors: It’s succinct, does not limit itself to just fact or myth, and brings together each discipline in a cohesive, logical way that never fails to be interesting.

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With portraits of Mexico’s top leaders, about a nation whose stability is vital to our national well-being.

Adrian Rodriguez rated it liked it Feb 05, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Opening Mexico is more recent a tad better, but this is well worth reading for anyone wanting to understand Mexico. I think he succeeds.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If you want to understand Mexican culture and live within, Distant Neighbors is an introduction to understand the culture from historical, economical, political and sociological perspective.

Return to Book Page. A very strong contender to get out of the “developing nations status I was very impressed with what Mr. I learned so much from this book.


Distant Neighbors: A Portrait of the Mexicans by Alan Riding

During much of his career, Riding covered political and economic affairs. Chapters start strong, extracting the symbolism behind how a political party “institutionized” a “revolution” to help avoid the violent transfers of power that often plague Latin America. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris. Trivia About Distant Neighbors I was very impressed with distnates Mr. There are good chapters about language and customs. I know we can–all we have to do is work together in the same direction.

I still find it useful for anyone who is going to do business and deal with the Mexican culture.

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