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Villa and Zapata : a history of the Mexican Revolution

Author: Frank McLynn
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf trade paperback edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Pancho Villa; Emiliano Zapata; Pancho Villa; Emiliano Zapata
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McLynn
ISBN: 0786710888 9780786710881 0786708956 9780786708956 0224050516 9780224050517
OCLC Number: 51041089
Description: 459 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Villa & Zapata
History of the Mexican Revolution
Responsibility: Frank McLynn.

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Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa are two of the best-known figures in Mexican history. This dual biography examines their lives and the impact they had on the Mexican Revolution of 1910 to 1919.  Read more...

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"It is McLynn's achievement that he has gone beyond the myth and presented Villa and Zapata as men who helped to mould modern Mexico."-"Glasgow Herald" "From the Trade Paperback edition."

 
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