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The Empire Strikes Back: Revolution and Counter-Revolution, 1911–13

in British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of the Mexican revolution and counter-revolution on the oil business of Viscount Cowdray in Mexico. It suggests that this period represents a watershed in Cowdray's ... More


The Unravelling of Empire: Civil War and World War, 1914–19

in British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of World War 1 on Viscount Cowdray's business interests in Mexico. It describes the events which led Cowdray to withdraw from the direct management of the Tehuantepec ... More


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