From Insurrection to Revolution in Mexico: Social Bases of Agrarian Violence, 1750-1940 Hardcover – Jan 21 1987
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"Although From Insurrection to Revolution in Mexico pursues a variety of engaging issues, it is firmly organized around a central question: Why did Father Miguel Hidalgo's massive peasant uprising of 1810 fail to transform colonial society and why, by contrast, did the several agrarian movements of 1910 contribute fundamentally to a social revolution? . . . Its ambitious scope, original research, convincing contrasts, and direct encounter of theory and primary evidence are qualities that place this book among the best recent contributions to historical sociology."--John Walton, American Journal of Sociology
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'For students of Mexican history, of agrarian history and peasant mobilization, and of social revolution, this is an important book. Original in its conception and masterfully executed, this comparative social history of Mexican regions over the course of almost two centuries addresses the fundamental question of why and when peasants rebel...' --Evelyn Hu-DeHart --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
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