Revolution From Without: Yucatan, Mexico, and the United States, 1880-1924 / Edition 1

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"In addition to the relevance provided by contemporary events, the republication of Revolution from Without comes at a particularly effervescent moment in Latin American revolutionary studies. An ongoing discourse among political sociologists, anthropologists and historians has greatly enriched our understanding of the political economy and social history of revolutions and popular insurgencies."—from the preface to the paperback edition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822308225
  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1988
  • Edition description: Pbk. ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 391
  • Product dimensions: 5.61 (w) x 8.18 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Gilbert M. Joseph is Farnam Professor of History and Director of Latin American and Iberian Studies at Yale University.

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Table of Contents

List of tables and figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue: Yucatán receives a revolution;

Part I. The Parameters of Revolution:

1. Plant and plantation: the development of a monocrop economy;
2. The henequen boom: oligarchy and informal empire, 1880-1915;
3. The revolutionary equation within Yucatán: the problem of mobilization;

Part II. The Bourgeois Revolution, 1915-1918:
4. Salvador Alvarado and bourgeois revolution from without;
5. The theory and practice of bourgeois reform: land and the export economy;
6. The breakdown of bourgeois revolution, 1918-1920;

Part III. The Socialist Revolution, 1920-1923:
7. Felipe Carrillo Puerto and the rise of Yucatecan socialism;
8. The ideology and praxis of a socialist revolution: agrarian reform and the henequen industry;
9. The failure of revolution from within, 1923-1924; Epilogue; Appendix; Abbreviations used in notes; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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