Mexico Inside Out
Mexico Inside Out provides an introduction to the country for student and traveller alike, all those who want to know more about the real Mexico than is found in an ordinary guidebook.
2. The Land
8. Violence and drugs
Food and drink
‘The richness and complexity of Mexican history, politics and culture made extraordinarily readable without simplification. A great introduction to Mexico.’
Professor Jenny Pearce, Latin America and Caribbean Centre, London School of Economics
'A readable and deeply informed guide to contemporary Mexico, its dramas and its beauty.’
David Lehmann, Centre for Latin American Studies, Cambridge University
'Nick Caistor offers us a brilliant synthesis that, in a fluid and attractive style, takes us through the history, culture and social life of Mexicans and helps us understand the mysteries of the current political situation.'
Roger Bartha, sociologist, anthropologist, and author
Nick Caistor is a British writer and translator who has visited Mexico regularly for more than 40 years. A former BBC Latin America analyst, he has written books on the history and culture of Mexico City, and the Meixcan poet Octavio Paz.