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Villa and Zapata: A History of the Mexican Revolution

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Recounting the decade of bloody events that followed the eruption of the Mexican Revolution in 1910, Villa and Zapata explores the regional, international, cultural, racial, and economic strife that made the rebels Francisco (Pancho) Villa and Emiliano Zapata legends. Throughout this volume drama colludes with history, in a tale of two social outlaws who became legendary national heroes, yetand#151;despite their triumph and only meeting, in 1914, in the Mexican capitaland#151;failed to make common cause and ultimately fell victim to intrigues more treacherous than their own. 16 pages of black-and-white photographs bring this gripping narrative to life. "McLynn ... tells it so well ... you can hear the strains of he Mexican patriotic standard and#145;Zacatecas' as you read it."and#151;Austin American-Statesman "An admirably clear account of the chaos of revolution, its rivalries and bloody struggles...."and#151;The Spectator "Informative and insightful ... feels less like a history than a great story, as exciting as a Saturday serial Western."and#151;Publishers Weekly

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-439) and index.

Synopsis:

Recounting the decade of bloody events that followed the eruption of the Mexican Revolution in 1910, Villa and Zapata explores the regional, international, cultural, racial, and economic strife that made the rebels Francisco (Pancho) Villa and Emiliano Zapata legends. Throughout this volume drama colludes with history, in a tale of two social outlaws who became legendary national heroes, yet — despite their triumph and only meeting, in 1914, in the Mexican capital — failed to make common cause and ultimately fell victim to intrigues more treacherous than their own.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786710881
Author:
McLynn, Frank
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
McLynn, Frank
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Revolutionaries
Subject:
Social movements
Subject:
History - Mexico
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
1st Carroll & Graf trade paperback ed.
Series Volume:
107-595
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 pages of BandW photos
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.19 x 6 in 16.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-439) and index.
"Synopsis" by , Recounting the decade of bloody events that followed the eruption of the Mexican Revolution in 1910, Villa and Zapata explores the regional, international, cultural, racial, and economic strife that made the rebels Francisco (Pancho) Villa and Emiliano Zapata legends. Throughout this volume drama colludes with history, in a tale of two social outlaws who became legendary national heroes, yet — despite their triumph and only meeting, in 1914, in the Mexican capital — failed to make common cause and ultimately fell victim to intrigues more treacherous than their own.
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