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The Resource Mexico : biography of power : a history of modern Mexico, 1810-1996, Enrique Krauze ; translated by Hank Heifetz

Mexico : biography of power : a history of modern Mexico, 1810-1996, Enrique Krauze ; translated by Hank Heifetz

Label
Mexico : biography of power : a history of modern Mexico, 1810-1996
Title
Mexico
Title remainder
biography of power : a history of modern Mexico, 1810-1996
Statement of responsibility
Enrique Krauze ; translated by Hank Heifetz
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Shows how history becomes biography and the integral role of Mexico's leaders in the events of the nineteenth century, explores the seven presidents of the revolutionary era of 1910-1940, and examines the nation's modern presidency
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krauze, Enrique
Dewey number
972/.04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F1231.5
LC item number
.K72 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mexico
Target audience
adult
Label
Mexico : biography of power : a history of modern Mexico, 1810-1996, Enrique Krauze ; translated by Hank Heifetz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 799-854) and index
Carrier category
vcolume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE: The centenary fiestas -- The grito -- The paseo and the city -- Revolution -- I: THE WEIGHT OF THE PAST: The children of Cuauhtémoc -- The legacy of Cortés -- The mestizo family -- The Spanish crown -- The mother church -- II: CENTURY OF CAUDILLOS: The insurgent priests -- The collapse of the creoles -- The Indian shepherd and the Austrian Archduke -- The triumph of the mestizo -- III: REVOLUTION: Francisco I. Madero: the apostle of democracy -- Emiliano Zapata: the born anarchist -- Francisco Villa: between angel and iron -- Venustiano Carranza: nationalism and the Constitution -- Alvaro Obregón: death and the general -- Plutarco Elías Calles: reform from the roots -- Lázaro Cárdenas: the missiionary general -- IV: THE MODERN STATE: Manuel Ávila Camacho: the gentleman president -- Miguel Alemán: the businessman president and the system -- Adolfo Ruiz Cortines: the administrator -- Adolfo López Mateos: the orator -- Gustavo Díaz Ordaz: the advocate of order -- V: PAST AND FUTURE: THE DECLINE OF THE SYSTEM: The preacher -- The gambler -- Lost opportunities -- The man who would be king -- The theater of history
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 872 pages
Isbn
9780060929176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)39488953
Label
Mexico : biography of power : a history of modern Mexico, 1810-1996, Enrique Krauze ; translated by Hank Heifetz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 799-854) and index
Carrier category
vcolume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE: The centenary fiestas -- The grito -- The paseo and the city -- Revolution -- I: THE WEIGHT OF THE PAST: The children of Cuauhtémoc -- The legacy of Cortés -- The mestizo family -- The Spanish crown -- The mother church -- II: CENTURY OF CAUDILLOS: The insurgent priests -- The collapse of the creoles -- The Indian shepherd and the Austrian Archduke -- The triumph of the mestizo -- III: REVOLUTION: Francisco I. Madero: the apostle of democracy -- Emiliano Zapata: the born anarchist -- Francisco Villa: between angel and iron -- Venustiano Carranza: nationalism and the Constitution -- Alvaro Obregón: death and the general -- Plutarco Elías Calles: reform from the roots -- Lázaro Cárdenas: the missiionary general -- IV: THE MODERN STATE: Manuel Ávila Camacho: the gentleman president -- Miguel Alemán: the businessman president and the system -- Adolfo Ruiz Cortines: the administrator -- Adolfo López Mateos: the orator -- Gustavo Díaz Ordaz: the advocate of order -- V: PAST AND FUTURE: THE DECLINE OF THE SYSTEM: The preacher -- The gambler -- Lost opportunities -- The man who would be king -- The theater of history
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 872 pages
Isbn
9780060929176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)39488953

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