Mexico and the United States share a border of more than 2,000 miles, and their histories and interests have often intertwined. The Mexican Revolution, which began in 1910 and continued in one form or another for the next thirty years, was keenly observed by U.S. citizens, especially those directly involved in Mexico through property ownership, investment, missionary work, tourism, journalism, and education. It differed from many other revolutions in this century in that Marxist--Leninist theory was only one of many radical and reformist influences.Historian John A. Britton examines contempora
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Revolution in Context; 2 A Search for Meaning; 3 Revolutionary Enthusiasm; 4 The Limits of the Techniques of Hospitality; 5 Reactions on the Left and the Right; 6 The Liberal Mainstream and Radical Undercurrents; 7 Two Errant Pilgrims and an Anthropologist; 8 Pilgrims without a Shrine; 9 Mexico under Cárdenas; 10 The Revolution beneath the Revolutionary Image; 11 Friendly Dissenters; 12 The Changing Image; Illustrations; 13 From Selective Amnesia to New Liberal Orthodoxy; 14 The Persistence of Doubt; 15 A Relevant Legacy NotesBibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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