No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy

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Wendy Call visited the Isthmus of Tehuantepec-the lush sliver of land connecting the Yucatan Peninsula to the rest of Mexico-for the first time in 1997. She found herself in the midst of a storied land, a place Mexicans call their country's "little waist," a place long known for its strong women, spirited marketplaces, and deep sense of independence. She also landed in the middle of a ferocious battle over plans to industrialize the region, where most people still fish, farm, and work in the forests. In the decade that ...

No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy 2011, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln

ISBN-13: 9780803235106

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