On the Cultural Origins of the Slowness of Latin American Modernization
WANG Xiao de (The Research Center for the History of Modern World , Nankai University,Tianjin,300071,China)
The Catholic ethic is the main foundation of Latin American cultural system. This is a legacy left over by Spanish and Portuguese colonists during the colonial domination to Americas. This set of ethic has have a very important influence on mode of thinking and behaviors of Latin Americans and come to become one of main origins from which Latin American economy has been difficult to cast off the underdevelopment for a long time.The “underdevelopment" of a state of mind of Latin Americans is largely one of important reasons which has brought about the state of the economic underdevelopment in Latin America.
【CateGory Index】： K73