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Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Jeffrey Bortz


Mexico's revolution of 1910 ushered in a revolutionary era: during the twentieth century, Mexican, Russian, Chinese, Cuban, Nicaraguan, and Iranian revolutions shaped local, regional, and world history. Because Mexico was at the time a rural and agrarian country, it is not surprising that historians have concentrated on the revolution in the countryside, where the rural underclass fought for land. This book uncovers a previously unknown workers' revolution within the broader revolution. Working in Mexico's largest factory industry, cotton textile operatives fought their own fight, one that cha ... More

Keywords: Mexico, revolution, 1917 Constitution, agrarian country, countryside, rural underclass, factory industry, cotton textile operatives, labor regime, social relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780804758062
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeffrey Bortz, author