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Ideas Serving the Mexican Revolution

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033099
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038124 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0005
Ideas Serving the Mexican Revolution

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This chapter discusses the ideas that served the Mexican Revolution. The Mexican Revolution began in 1910 and was a violent event; men of action have received the most attention, but men of ideas played a critical role in the revolution as well. It is stated that the ideas and those who spread them put a macro face on the Mexican Revolution, which contests the argument that what occurred in Mexico was a series of local insurrections and perhaps not even a revolution at all.

Keywords: Mexican Revolution; men of action; men of ideas; Mexico

Chapter.  6802 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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