With this volume and with the murder of Zapata, concludes the tetralogy whose construction Francisco Pineda began thirty years ago. Ediciones Era has published the three previous volumes: La zarupista irrupción, 1911; The southern revolution, 1912-1914, and Liberating Army, 1915.
Here the author establishes new ways of understanding what happened in Mexico during the civil war that took place between 1915 and 1919, especially in Morelos and surrounding areas. Along with the strenuous resistance of the peoples, it is reconstructed in meticulous detail how this civil war turned into a counterinsurgency war of extermination and how it ended in genocide.
Despite its magnitude and premeditation, this genocide has been absent, until now, from the dominant historiography and lies silent in the institutional archives and in which some families treasure, awaiting a place in social ...read more