The Mexican Revolution in Benjamin Thomas' "La Revolucion"
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This paper reviews and discusses the book "La Revolucion: Mexico's Great Revolution as Memory, Myth, and History," by Benjamin Thomas. According to the paper, this book shows how the men who helped make the Mexican Revolution conscientiously defined that movement as the revolution which created the government. Additionally, they helped build support for that government by shaping the collective understanding of what the revolution stood for.
From the Paper:"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. Napoleon Bonaparte History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. Winston Churchill The history of Mexico has been marked by many revolutions, but that which began in 1910 is unique. It is the revolution which Mexicans honor..."
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