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Government Construction and Reappropriation of Emiliano Zapata

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes the problem of creating a coherent national identity, starting with the Mexican Revolution. It focuses on how the Mexican state tried to combine national identity and ... More


Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Lynn Stephen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This study chronicles recent political events in southern Mexico, up to and including the July 2000 election of Vicente Fox. The book focuses on the meaning that Emiliano Zapata, the great symbol of ... More


Searching for New Heroes, 1962 and Beyond

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter dissects the role of heroes in forging a popular memory that co-existed with the existing political order. It explores the historical renderings of peasant movements and their leaders, ... More


Sowing New Seeds, Ploughing Old Furrows: Agrarismo, 1915–29

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of agrarian revolts in Michoacán, Mexico during the period from 1915 to 1919. It explains that after Emiliano Zapata's famous 1911 revolt, agrarian revolts plagued ... More


Elena Garro and the Failureof Alliance

Joshua Lund

in The Mestizo State: Reading Race in Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656363
eISBN:
9781452946160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656363.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter studies Elena Garro’s signature novel, Los recuerdos del porvenir, published in 1963, in which she invested much of her criticism and presented a sophisticated problematization of the ... More


How to Get Rich in a Revolution

Andrew Paxman

in Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

While the Revolution gave Jenkins a few scares, including almost being shot by a firing squad, it allowed him to quintuple his fortune. When rebels loyal to Emiliano Zapata withdrew from Puebla, they ... More


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