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Mexico's once and future revolution : social upheaval and the challenge of rule since the late nineteenth century

Author: G M Joseph; Jürgen Buchenau
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers a concise historical analysis of the Mexican Revolution, exploring its causes, dynamics, consequences, and legacies.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G M Joseph; Jürgen Buchenau
ISBN: 9780822355175 0822355175 9780822355328 0822355329
OCLC Number: 830992773
Description: x, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Revolution and the negotiation of rule in modern Mexico --
Porfirian modernization and its costs --
The revolution comes (and goes), 1910-1913 --
The violent climax of the revolution, 1913-1920 --
Forging and contesting a new nation, 1920-1932 --
Resurrecting and incorporating the revolution, 1932-1940 --
The "perfect dictatorship," 1940-1968 --
The embers of revolution, 1968-2000 --
Conclusions: A revolution with legs.
Responsibility: Gilbert M. Joseph and Jürgen Buchenau.
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"When and to what degree did the epic Revolution go astray? Although the authors, two of the most eminent scholars of revolutionary Mexico, are not shy in expressing their own opinions, this dossier Read more...

 
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