A Mexican Elite Family, 1820-1980: Kinship, Class Culture

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This book presents the history of the Gomez, an elite family of Mexico that today includes several hundred individuals, plus their spouses and the families of their spouses, all living in Mexico City. Tracing the family from its origins in mid-nineteenth-century Mexico through its rise under the Porfirio Diaz regime and focusing especially on the last three generations, the work shows how the Gomez have evolved a distinctive subculture and an ability to advance their economic interests under changing political and economic ...

A Mexican Elite Family, 1820-1980: Kinship, Class Culture 1988, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691077376

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