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By William H. Beezley

On November 20, 1910, Mexicans initiated the world’s first well known social revolution. The unbalanced growth of the former regime prompted violence and mobilized individuals from all sessions to call for social and fiscal justice. within the strategy they formed glossy Mexico at a price of 2 million lives. This available and gripping account courses the reader in the course of the intricacies of the revolution, concentrating on the revolutionaries as a bunch and the implementation of social and political alterations. during this quantity written for the revolution's centennial, William H. Beezley and Colin M. MacLachlan recount how the innovative iteration laid the root for a greater lifestyles for all Mexicans. (20090507)

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They intended to reshape their country. Suggested Reading Cumberland, Charles C. Mexican Revolution: The Constitutionalist Years. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1972. Hart, John M. Revolutionary Mexico—The Coming and Process of the Mexican Revolution. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Katz, Friedrich. The Life and Times of Pancho Villa. Stanford ca: Stanford University Press, 1998. Knight, Alan. The Mexican Revolution, 2 volumes. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986. Womack, John.

Zapata and the Mexican Revolution. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. 46 A Generation of Rebels T H E N E W G E N E R AT I O N A N D REVOLUTION CHANGE (Previous page) 2. Calavera of a flapper. Even common board games included images of emerging social groups like this calavera of the new woman of the 1920s and 1930s. From the Champion Mexican Art Collection, Tucson, Arizona. Photograph by Cheryle Champion. President Alvaro Obregón Alvaro Obregón, the victorious leader of the Sonora Triangle, selected Sonora civilian Adolfo de la Huerta as the provisional president for the required six-month term, in order to organize an election that Obregón anticipated winning.

A host of subordinate officers rose to prominence in the shadows of Obregón, Villa, Zapata, and to a lesser extent Gonzáles. For example, Obregón had young commanders, including Benjamín Hill and Salvador Alvarado, who had fought and survived the first revolutionary battles. Other members of his army included the police commissioner of Agua Prieta, Plutarco Elías Calles; the private secretary of the exiled governor, Francisco Serrano; 28 A Generation of Rebels and the municipal president of the mining town of Cananea, Manuel M.

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