The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata: Myth, Memory, and Mexico's Twentieth Century

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University of Texas Press, Oct 1, 2008 - History - 353 pages
This is a comprehensive examination of the Zapata legacy which incorporates archival research and wide-ranging cultural issues. It examines all perspectives, from politicized commemorations of Zapata's death to popular stories and corridos.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 A War of Images
21
2 The Regional Cult
41
3 Forging a National Zapata 19201934
59
4 Making Zapata Official
88
5 A Modern Zapata for a Golden Age 19401968
119
6 Putting Zapata on the Map 19201968
152
Emiliano Zapata at Work and Play 19681988
187
8 Going home to chiapas
220
Of Leviathan Lo Mexicano and Zapata on the Border
249
Notes
267
Bibliography
317
Index
341
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Samuel Brunk is Professor of History at the University of Texas El Paso.

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