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free read Ringside Seat to a Revolution An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez 1893 1923 review Ringside Seat to a Revolution An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez 1893 1923 Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB free read õ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ David Dorado Romo Ough downtown; El Paso’s gringo mayor wears silk underwear because he is afraid of Mexican lice; John Reed contributes a never before published essay; young Mexican maids refuse to be deloused so they shut down the border and back down Pershing’s men in the process; vegetarian and spiritualist Francisco Madero institutes the Mexican revolutionary junta in El Paso before crossing into Juárez to his ill fated presidency and assassination; and bands play Verdi while firing suads go about their deadly business Romo’s work does. Bought this book here in San Francisco 4 years ago before I moved here at City Lights Bookstore deals with the history of Cuidad Juarez Coahuila and El Paso Texas during the Mexican Revolution it is a very detailed picture book that provides background history about both these border cities during this perilous time Such as Pancho Villa y los Dorados del Norte President Francisco Madero and the average residents of both these cities that witnessed the carnage of the Revolution both firsthand in Juarez and across the Rio GrandeBravo Del Norte in El PasoAs well it depicted the at times strained relationships between the Mexicans and Gabachos living in El Paso or in Juarez As

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free read Ringside Seat to a Revolution An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez 1893 1923 review Ringside Seat to a Revolution An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez 1893 1923 Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB free read õ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ David Dorado Romo El PasoJuárez served as the tinderbox of the Mexican Revolution and the tumultuous years to follow In essays and archival photographs David Romo tells the surreal stories at the roots of the greatest Latin American revolution The sainted beauty ueen Teresita inspires revolutionary fervor and is rud to have blessed the first rifles of the revolutionaries; anarchists publish newspapers and hatch plots against the hated Porfirio Diaz regime; Mexican outlaw Pancho Villa eats ice cream cones and rides his Indian motorcycle happily thr. For the museum s book clubRomo takes a slightly different approach to local history he s looking at the geography of a city to discover the layers of history And in a town like El Paso which is literally on top of the border well geography means a lotWhile reading this book I found myself wishing I knew a bit about the Mexican Revolution and Pancho Villa This isn t to say Romo didn t do a good job of setting the stage just that I think I would have gotten out of it if I was already familiar with the story But he does an excellent job of showing the layers within the story tales of a spiritualist healerspark for revolution the musicians the journalists the filmmakers Real

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free read Ringside Seat to a Revolution An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez 1893 1923 review Ringside Seat to a Revolution An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez 1893 1923 Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB free read õ eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ David Dorado Romo What Mike Davis’ City of uartz did for Los Angeles it presents a subversive and contrary vision of the sister cities during this crucial time for both countriesDavid Dorado Romo the son of Mexican immigrants is an essayist historian musician and cultural activist Ringside Seat to a Revolution is the result of his three year exploration of archives detailing the cultural and political roots of the Mexican Revolution along la frontera Romo received a degree in Judaic studies at Stanford University and has studied in Israel and Ita. I LOVED this book I think all history books should be like this

  • Paperback
  • 293
  • Ringside Seat to a Revolution An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juarez 1893 1923
  • David Dorado Romo
  • English
  • 15 July 2017
  • 9780938317913