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The Battle of Tomochic : Memoirs of a Second Lieutenant.

Author: Heriberto Frias; Barbara Jamison; Antonio Saborit
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2006.
Series: Library of Latin America.
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Tomochic is a controversial and celebrated example of Mexican fiction. Tomochic is the fictional narration of the 1892 military campaign that resulted in the massacre of the small village of Tomochic, located in the Tarahumara mountains and ordered by the dictatorial regime of Porfirio Diaz. The work is narrated by an eyewitness, the then second lieutenant, Heriberto Frias, and written by him in collaboration with  Read more...
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Frias, Heriberto.
Battle of Tomochic : Memoirs of a Second Lieutenant.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heriberto Frias; Barbara Jamison; Antonio Saborit
ISBN: 9780199938964 0199938962
OCLC Number: 784886647
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages).
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Dedication; Series Editors' General Introduction; Introduction Accusations, Confessions, and Proclamations; Chapter 1 Truth and Falsehood; Chapter 2 How Lovely!; Chapter 3 Heroic Troops; Chapter 4 Soldaderas; Chapter 5 The Hand of General Díaz; Chapter 6 Ready to Kill or Be Killed; Chapter 7 The Beast's Due; Chapter 8 Apparent Causes; Chapter 9 By Divine Miracle; Chapter 10 Cruz of Tomochic, High Chief; Chapter 11 The Dawn of the Idyll; Chapter 12 Toasts on the Eve of Battle; Chapter 13 The Satyr's Trap; Chapter 14 Forward ... March. Chapter 15 Crossing the Sierra MadreChapter 16 Recalling the Campaign against the Apaches; Chapter 17 Tomochic! There It Is!; Chapter 18 The Defeat of the First Column; Chapter 19 Worse Than Defeat; Chapter 20 Defeat of the Second Column; Chapter 21 Tomochic Prepares Itself; Chapter 22 The Sad Retreat; Chapter 23 An Extraordinary Surprise; Chapter 24 Lyricism: The Virgin and the Hero; Chapter 25 In Pursuit; Chapter 26 After the Looting, the Fires; Chapter 27 The Capture of Cerro de Cueva Hill; Chapter 28 The Death of a Hero; Chapter 29 The Tomochic Sun; Chapter 30 Sotol and Kerosene. Chapter 31 The Dogs of TomochicChapter 32 The Burning of the Church; Chapter 33 Prisoners of War; Chapter 34 Praying, Singing, and Killing; Chapter 35 Chabolé from Sonora; Chapter 36 The Last Blaze; Chapter 37 Long Live Death!; Chapter 38 The Saint of Cabora; Chapter 39 Julia Was Dead, Then; Chapter 40 Chapultepec, Chapultepec; Chapter 41 It Had to Be; Chapter 42 Alone; Editor's Notes.
Series Title: Library of Latin America.

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Tomochic is a controversial and celebrated example of Mexican fiction. Tomochic is the fictional narration of the 1892 military campaign that resulted in the massacre of the small village of Tomochic, located in the Tarahumara mountains and ordered by the dictatorial regime of Porfirio Diaz. The work is narrated by an eyewitness, the then second lieutenant, Heriberto Frias, and written by him in collaboration with Joaquin Clausell, editor of the newspaper which published it in serial form between March and April of 1893. For a period after the series' publication, the author chose to maintain.

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