Mexico's Once and Future Revolution: Social Upheaval and the Challenge of Rule Since the Late Ninete (BOK)

Gilbert M. Joseph, Jurgen Buchenau

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In this concise historical analysis of the Mexican Revolution, Gilbert M. Joseph and Jurgen Buchenau explore the revolution's causes, dynamics, consequences, and legacies. They do so from varied perspectives, including those of campesinos and workers; politicians, artists, intellectuals, and students; women and men; the well-heeled, the dispossessed, and the multitude in the middle. In the process, they engage major questions about the revolution. How did the revolutionary process and its aftermath modernize the nation's economy and political system and transform the lives of ordinary Mexicans? Rather than conceiving the revolution as either the culminating popular struggle in Mexico's history or the triumph of a new (not so revolutionary) state over the people, Joseph and Buchenau examine the textured process through which state and society shaped each other. The result is a lively history of Mexico's "long twentieth century," from Porfirio Diaz's modernizing dictatorship to the neoliberalism of the present day.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Gilbert M. Joseph, Jurgen Buchenau
Forlag
Combined Academic Publishers
ISBN 9780822355328
Antall sider 264 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,6cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 363 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of the Americas, Cultural studies, Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions