Por Manuel Plana.


    Chapter 1. Mexico Before the Revolution.

    The Liberals and the Conservative Reaction.

    The Era of Porfirio Diaz.

    The Leaders of the Revolution.

    The Immense Territories of the North.

    The Peculiarities of Chihuahua.

    Madero Leads the Revolution against Diaz.

    The Madero Presidency.

    Mexico on the Eve of Revolution. (map)

    Benito Juarez: The Liberal Reforms.

    The State of Chihuahua. (map)

    The North: Consequences of Economic Growth.

    Porfirio Diaz: A 30-Year Regime.

    The Plan of San Luis Potosi.

    Zapata's Ayala Plan.

    Huerta: The Reaction against Madero.

    Chapter 2. From Bandit to Revolutionary.

    The Leader of the Revolution in the North.

    The Rebellion against Huerta Spreads.

    Villa: Leader of Chihuahua.

    The Ballad of the Revolution.

    Carranza and the Guadalupe Plan.

    The Northern Division.

    Pancho Villa as Seen by John Reed.

    Chapter 3. The Revolution in the North.

    A War Economy.

    A Powerful War Machine.

    Relations with Woodrow Wilson's United States.

    The First Disputes between Villa and Carranza.

    Life during the Military Campaigns.

    The Battle of Zacatecas.

    A Portrait of Alvaro Obregon.

    Chapter 4. The Civil War in the Revolution.

    Alliances on a Collision Course.

    A Power Struggle.

    Villa and Zapata in Mexico City.

    Villa Returns to the North.

    Two Movements in Conflict.

    The Counterattack by Obregon and Carranza.

    Villa's Army at the End.

    The Convention of Aguascalientes.

    A Portrait of Eulalio Gutierrez.

    The Revolutionaries in Mexico City.

    The Revolution and Anti-Clericalism.

    The Battle of Celaya. (map)

    Obregon at Celaya.

    Villa's Agrarian Law.

    Chapter 5. The Victors and the Vanquished.

    The Guerrilla Movement Spreads.

    The Constitution of 1917.

    The Punitive Expedition.

    The 1917 Constitution.

    Chapter 6. The Foundations of a New Mexico.

    New Political Alliances.

    Villa and the Revolution.

    The Revolution's Legacy.

    The First Labor Union.

    The End of Carranza.

    Villa's Death.



    Index of Names.


Manuel Plana.
Pancho Villa and the Mexican Revolution.
Interlink Books.
Estados Unidos, 2002.