THE WIND THAT SWEPT MEXICO: THE HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION OF 1910 – 1942.
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1971. 310pp. Index. Sources. Photographs (184). Light tan cloth. Reprint of the 1943 original. Fine copy with a non-authorial inscription. Stain to the front panel of the dust jacket with some edgewear (Additional scans available upon request). A classic work on the Mexican revolution and its aftermath through 1942. The author was born in Mexico and saw some of the upheaval as a child and later came to know some of its important participants. There is information on Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata, Victoriano Huerta, Francisco Madero, Lazaro Cardenas, Portes Gil, Adelardo Rodriguez and a host of others. The 184 photographs make it virtually a pictorial history of the revolution and civil war. A cornerstone work with a bibliographic section that shows a heavy reliance on primary sources.