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Zapata and the Mexican Revolution

Womack, John

Zapata and the Mexican Revolution

by Womack, John

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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  ZAPATA AND THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION is for college courses on Latin American history, or for the scholar who wants every detail in Zapata's long struggle, for the person who wants to know what the peasants and small town dwellers of the state of Morelos went through in the first two decades of the twentieth by:   About the Book. This essential volume recalls the activities of Emiliano Zapata (), 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 by:

  The book is not a biography of Emiliano Zapata. It is also not a general history of the Mexican Revolution. What the book is, is an exhaustive and detailed treatment of the Mexican Revolution in the State of Morelos, the events leading up to the Revolution, and the events following the assassination of Zapata and the end of the fighting/5(27). Buy Zapata and the Mexican Revolution by John Womack online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Zapata and the Mexican Revolution is a vast achievement, not only because the civil war in the state of Morelos and Zapata himself are important to the Mexican Revolution, but because it is hard. Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index At once a history of the revolution in Mexico and a dual biography of the two men who shaped it, the book vividly chronicles a decade of turbulent events that involved not only native rebels and corrupt Mexican politicos but also the U.S. government, American oil interests, "Blackjack" Pershing's troops and German secret agents.


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This essential volume recalls the activities of Emiliano Zapata (), 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 by: Zapata and the Mexican Revolution was written in the s but is still used in classrooms today to discuss Zapata, Zapatismo, and the interactions that his movement had with the larger Mexican Revolution.

Womack's book is non-fiction, but it reads very well/5. What the reader won't find in this biography is a strict biography of the involvement of Zapata in the Mexican Revolution according to the scheme "born, raised, fought in the revolution", but an extremely detailed vision of the microcosm that gave birth to and maintained the zapatista /5(37).

The book's Conclusion begins - 'The Mexican Revolution was a ten-year Iliad, in which Villa, Zapata, Obregon and Carranza played the roles in fact which were played in myth by Agamemnon, Achilles, Hector, and Aeneas/5(62).

In "Villa and Zapata" he sets himself the task of telling the history of the Mexican Revolution with the focus on two of its principal participants, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata.

The Revolution kicked off in with an insurrection by the high-pitched, vegetarian theosophist Francesco Madero/5(9). This essential volume recalls the activities of Emiliano Zapata (), 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/5(36). Biography & Autobiography / Historical History / General History / Latin America / Mexico Mexico Mexico - History - Revolutionaries - Mexico Zapata, Emiliano Export Citation BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(1).

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Description: Describes the Mexican Revolution in the early twentieth century, focusing on the general Emiliano Zapata, who was considered a leader of the Mexican poor. Womack, John Jr. (), Zapata and the Mexican Revolution, New York: Vintage, ISBN Further reading [ edit ] Brunk, Samuel, ¡Emiliano Zapata!Battles/wars: Mexican Revolution.

Zapata and the Mexican Revolution, by John Womack () This essay is a review of the book Zapata and the Mexican Revolution written by John Womack and first published in Firstly, it is necessary to establish who the author is.

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[John Womack, Jr.] -- This volume recalls the activities of Emiliano Zapata (), a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution; he formed and commanded an important revolutionary force during this conflict. The. The life of Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata was the stuff that legends are made of.

Born and raised in a tiny village in the small south-central state of Morelos, he led an uprising in one strand of the larger Mexican Revolution--against the regime of long-time president Porfirio D az/5.

Recounting the decade of bloody events that followed the eruption of the Mexican Revolution inVilla and Zapata explores the regional, international, cultural, racial, and economic strife that made the rebels Francisco (Pancho) Villa and Emiliano Zapata legends/5.

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Publisher Description This essential volume recalls the activities of Emiliano Zapata (), 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/5(6).

Zapata and the Mexican Revolution is a vast achievement, not only because the civil war in the state of Morelos and Zapata himself are important to the Mexican Revolution, but because it is hard to. What the reader won't find in this biography is a strict biography of the involvement of Zapata in the Mexican Revolution according to the scheme "born, raised, fought in the revolution", but an extremely detailed vision of the microcosm that gave birth to and maintained the Reviews:.

Zapata and the Mexican Revolution. [John Womack, Jr.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.The life of Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata was the stuff that legends are made of.

Born and raised in a tiny village in the small south-central state of Morelos, he led an uprising in /5(2).This essential volume recalls the activities of Emiliano Zapata (), 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.