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The Cristero Rebellion in Mexico: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

A lecture by author and CIDE Professor Emeritus Jean Meyer

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
UCLA

The Cristero Rebellion (1926-1929), the armed conflict that unfolded following the Mexican Revolution, was a major clash in the century's old struggle between the church and state. The civil strife encompassed a multitude of regions and social sectors of Mexico.  Prior to its ultimate resolution, epic battles were waged, challenging the emergent post-revolutionary state.  The Cristero Rebellion had  national and international repercussions and it still resonates in the historical memory of Mexican society.

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Cost : Free and open to the public

MagalyLopez
310-825-7451
mlopez@international.ucla.edu

Download file: 10-24-12-Cristero-Rebellion-2i-3ca.pdf

Sponsor(s): Center for Mexican Studies, Department of History, Spanish and Portuguese, UNAM-LA, CSUN

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