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Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Roderic Ai Camp

Abstract

This study marks the culmination of over twenty years of research by one of America's most prominent Mexico scholars. The book provides a detailed examination of Mexico's power elite—their political power, societal influence, and the crucial yet often overlooked role mentoring plays in their rise to the top. In the course of this book, the text traces the careers of approximately four hundred of the country's most notable politicians, military officers, clergy, intellectuals, and capitalists. Thoroughly researched and drawn from in-depth interviews with some of Mexico's most powerful players, ... More

Keywords: Mexico, power elite, political power, mentoring, politicians, military officers, clergy, intellectuals, capitalists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780520233430
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520233430.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roderic Ai Camp, author