Zapata and the Mexican Revolution

Zapata and the Mexican Revolution

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This essential volume recalls the activities of Emiliano Zapata (1879-1919), a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution; he formed and commanded an important revolutionary force during this conflict. Womack focuses attention on Zapata's activities and his home state of Morelos during the Revolution. Zapata quickly rose from his position as a peasant leader in a village seeking agrarian reform. Zapata's dedication to the cause of land rights made him a hero to the people. Womack describes the contributing factors and conditions preceding the Mexican Revolution, creating a narrative that examines political and agrarian transformations on local and national levels.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1969,c1968
ISBN: 9780394708539
0394708539
Characteristics: xi, 435, xxi p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm

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