Focusing on the lives of two revolutionary leaders, Salvador Alvarado and Felipe Carrillo Puerto, this book shows how the Mexican Revolution affected the State of Yucatan, a region that had boasted of its independence from Mexico City and where a dominant social minority had long refused meaningful change for the indigenous population. Dr. Carey co
Table of Contents
Preface -- The Peninsular Scene in 1910 -- To Have or Not To Have a Revolution -- General Alvarado Leads a Crusade -- Social Reforms of a Revolutionary Government -- Socialism, Henequen, and Carlos Castro Morales -- “Don Felipe” and the Leagues -- The “Socialist of Motul” Is Governor -- The Derailment of a Revolution -- Repercussion and Recrimination -- Reflections -- Henequen: Exports, Prices, Values
Dr. James Carey, professor emeritus of the Department of History at Kansas State University in Manhattan, is the author of Peru and the United States, 1900-1962.