Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

by Andrew Paxman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190455743
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Andrew Paxman teaches history and journalism at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) in Mexico City and Aguascalientes. He is the co-author of El Tigre, a biography of the Mexican media mogul Emilio Azcárraga Milmo.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Black Legend of William O. Jenkins

Chapter 1: Coming of Age in Tennessee
Chapter 2: Fortune-Seeking in Mexico
Chapter 3: How to Get Rich in a Revolution
Chapter 4: Kidnapped, Jailed, Vilified
Chapter 5: Empire at Atencingo
Chapter 6: Resistance at Atencingo
Chapter 7: With Maximino
Chapter 8: Mining the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema
Chapter 9: Enterprise, Profiteering, and the Death of the Golden Age
Chapter 10: The Jenkins Foundation and the Battle for the Soul of the PRI
Chapter 11: Jenkins' Earthly Afterlife

Epilogue: The Mixed Legacy of William O. Jenkins


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