University of Arizona

The Borderlands and the Mexican Revolution

Image of Detail, Woodcut, De Francisco Moreno Capdevila, from El Coyote—Corrido De La Revolucion, Celedonio Serrano Martinez, Mexico, 1951

This event is part of a fall lecture series held in conjunction with the exhibit Stories & Music of the Revolution: A Commemorative Exhibit on the Centennial of Mexico’s Revolution in Special Collections.

Oscar J. Martinez , historian and author of several books on the U.S.-Mexico border including Troublesome Border and Fragments of the Mexican Revolution: Personal Accounts From the Border, assesses the role of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands in the Mexican Revolution, with an emphasis on controversies, disturbances, and battles that affected the destiny of Mexico and the United States.

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