Por Salvador Salinas


    Introduction: Reinterpreting the Role of the Pueblos of Morelos in Post-revolutionary Mexican History.


    The Idea of the Sovereign Pueblo and its Antecedents.

    Research Findings.

    A Note on Sources.

    Chapter I: Pueblo Politics and the Rise of the Post-Revolutionary State.

    Obregonismo & Traditional Chieftainship, 1920-1924.

    Electoral Upheaval, 1925-1926.

    Callismo & the Rise of the Partido Nacional Revolucionario, 1927-1934.

    Cardenismo & the Renegotiation of Pueblo Loyalty, 1934-1940.

    Chapter II: Land Reform and Pueblo Revival.

    Land Petitions.

    Ejidal Assemblies and Municipal Governments.

    The Politics of Deforestation.

    The Second Phase of the Agrarian Reform.

    Chapter III: Irrigation Waters, Rice, and the Pueblos’ Green Revolution.

    The Hydrology of Post-revolutionary Morelos.

    The Rice Boom.

    Federal Water Juntas.

    Patterns of Village Struggles for Water.

    The Federal Army.

    Chapter IV: Federal Schools and the Segunda Cristiada in Morelos.

    Federal Schools and Village Reconstruction.

    Women and Village School Boards.

    Pueblo Religion & Socialist Education.

    Chapter V: El Tallarín and the Revival of Zapatismo, 1934-1938.

    Agrarian Upheaval.

    The Political Origins of the 1934 Rebellion.

    Attacks on Federal Teachers.


    Conclusion: The Diversity of the Morelos Countryside.

    Research Findings.

    Avenues for Future Research.

    Appendix A: Presidential Land Resolutions in Morelos, 1920-1940.

    Appendix B: Rice Price Index in Mexico, 1920-1940.

    Appendix C: Population of Morelos.



Salvador Salinas.
The Zapatistas and Their World:
The Pueblos of Morelos in
Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1920-1940.
Universidad de Texas en Austin.
Tesis para obtener el Doctorado en Filosofía.
Austin, Texas, Estados Unidos. 268pp.