What is the historical background of The Good Conscience?

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Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was an extremely important Mexican diplomat and literary figure, author of many novels, plays, and essays. Many of his works are influenced by Marxism, and a concern for the poor and oppressed. Las buenas conciencias (which translates into English as The Good Conscience ) was first published...

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Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was an extremely important Mexican diplomat and literary figure, author of many novels, plays, and essays. Many of his works are influenced by Marxism, and a concern for the poor and oppressed. Las buenas conciencias (which translates into English as The Good Conscience) was first published in Spanish in 1959 and addressed the issues of urbanization and the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) and the ensuing adaptations in moral values to the new social environment.

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