Book The Pan-American dream : do Latin America's cultural values discourage true partnership with the United States and Canada? / Lawrence E. Harrison.
Publication year: c1997.
Call Number F1410 .H262 1997
Media class: Book
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press
ISBN: 0813334705 9780813334707
Extent: ix, 310 p. ; 23 cm.
Introduction : dream or reality? -- The roots of the divergence : Anglo-Protestant versus Ibero-Catholic culture -- Canada and the United States : siblings, not twins -- Latin America and the United States : can two so divergent paths merge? -- The destructive role of American intellectuals (and the savaging of the United Fruit Company) -- Argentina : first world to third world? - and back? -- Brazil : is the future now? -- The Chilean miracle : policies, culture, or both? -- Mexico : the failure of a revolution, the end of a dynasty -- Trade and investment : from "imperialism" to integration? -- Narcotics : a grotesque distorting mirror of both cultures -- Immigration : the Latinization of the United States? -- Conclusion : democracy and the free market are not enough.