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- The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1940 (Diálogos Series)
Gonzales offers a path breaking overview of the revolution from its origins in the Diaz dictatorship through the presidency of radical General Lazaro Cardenas drawn from archival sources and a vast secondary literature.
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His interpretation balances accounts of agrarian insurgencies, shifting revolutionary alliances, counter-revolutions, and foreign interventions to delineate the triumphs and failures of revolutionary leaders such as Francisco I. What emerges is a clear understanding of the tangled events of the period and a fuller appreciation of the efforts of revolutionary presidents after to reinvent Mexico amid the limitations imposed by a war-torn countryside, a hostile international environment, and the resistance of the Catholic Church and large land-owners.
His interpretaion balances accounts of agrarian insurgencies, shifting revolutionary alliances, counter-revolutions, and foreign interventions to delineate the triumphs and failures of revolutionary leaders such as Francisco I. Michael J. He is the author of Plantation Agriculture and Social Control in Northern Peru, as well as numerous articles on Peruvian and Mexican history. Lyman L. Johnson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
Project MUSE - The Mexican Revolution, (review)
He is also the general editor for UNM Press's Dialogos series " The Mexican Revolution, - will orient students to key issues, raising inevitable questions. The text can organize discussions and lead students towards innovative understandings. The Mexican Revolution is this text. Gonzales' book is a useful source on the Mexican Revolution of This well-researched work is recommended for the general reader and for classroom use. It is well illustrated with numerous photographs, clear and helpful maps, graphs, and chronologies.
This work should serve especially well as a basic text for undergraduaute and graduate-level courses focusing on the revolution or as a complementary text in those treating the broader sweep of Mexican national history. Very Good. A lovely clean crisp uncracked unmarked softcover copy in near fine condition.
The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1940 (Dialogos Series, 12)
Near Fine. Soft cover. Former Library book. This work should serve especially well as a basic text for undergraduaute and graduate-level courses focusing on the revolution or as a complementary text in those treating the broader sweep of Mexican national history.
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Lucid, engaging, and containing interesting anecdotes, this political survey of the Mexican Revolution makes liberal use of relevant photographs, mostly taken from The Wind That Swept Mexico. As such, the book will engage college students as a part of a Mexican history class.
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Whether specialists will agree that the book is the "pathbreaking overview" its advertising claims is somewhat more debatable. In its introduction, Gonzales asserts that the revolution was "popular and agrarian.
The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1940 (Diálogos Series)
In contrast, the current volume highlights contentions over national leadership; when it does discuss the popular classes, it focuses on industrial workers and miners, particularly copper miners, who were tangential to the development of the revolution, especially before In short, Gonzales's interpretation will not persuade the growing consensus of scholars who find that the revolution had a great deal more in common with its Porfirian antecedents than its participants imagined, and that the overarching theme of the four decades was the prevalence of continuity over change.
It reports recent contributions concerning the return of the Porfirian oligarchy at the local level, and the pragmatic nature of agrarian reform in the s. In describing the post period, a "pathbreaking" text might have examined the importance of policies resulting from the implementation of Article 28, which allowed the activist state to establish urban social programs such as public housing, public health, food price subsidies, and rent control.