Numbered supplements with title La Cultura en México are cataloged separately at: GO56.8/Si15/Sup.
Publicación de debates de expertos, líderes de opinión e interesados sobre temas que reflejan puntualmente las más vivas preocupaciones sobre el presente y el futuro de los recursos energéticos de los mexicanos.
Temas en torno a la privatización energética analizando las políticas económica, fiscal, sindical, petrolera, de medios y debate energético, de soberanía nacional y de derecho constitucional de México.
"The great temptation: the Mexican petroleum" was written by Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador and published last September by Grijalbo. By its own merit, this solid, concise work, of little more than 200 pages, ads up to the fundamental bibliography on the oil topic in Mexico. The title, which aroused -as specified- from a conversation between the Shah Pahlevi Prays and Ryszard Kapuscinski, shows that, at least in the last 100 years, the idea of controlling the hydrocarbons of the country has constituted, for the dominant countries and the oil corporations, the great temptation. The book is organized in three big sections. The first one provides an analytic review of the history of the petroleum in Mexico, from the first exploitations, more than a century ago, in the Porfiriato, up to 1982. The second approaches the period, of approximately a quarter of a century, of the prevalence of the neoliberal politics. In the oil sector, these politics have been directed, in a growingly clear and completely evident way starting since the new century, not only to place their resources at the service of interests that are not only different, but actually contrary to those of an autonomous,...