The Life and Times of Pancho Villa (Paperback)

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A "Best Book of 1998" Library Journal selection "This is the definitive work on Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa.... The work is exhaustively researched and scrupulously documented; it also makes for engrossing reading, as Latin America specialist Katz takes hold of the legend, gives it a good shaking, and comes up with something far more complex."-Library Journal starred review "A splendid work that can be enjoyed by the general reader and by scholars of the period on both sides of the border." -The Journal of American History

About the Author


Friedrich Katz is Morton D. Hull Distinguished Service Professor of Latin American History at the University of Chicago. He is the author or editor of nine books on Mexican history.

Praise For…


The lifework of a great historian, this book is without rival as a biography of one of the enigmatic figures of the 20th century. . . . With scrupulous detail and objectivity, and with a fluid narrative style, this is the book on Villa that has long been awaited by both scholars and general readers.”Adolfo Gilly, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico

Friedrich Katz’s The Life and Times of Pancho Villa is a masterpiece of contemporary historiography. . . . Diligent, extremely well-documented, fluid and elegant at all times, Friederich Katz presents Mexicans with our ghostsalive.”Carlos Fuentes
Los Angeles Times Book Review

A towering new biography. . . . The research here obviously represents decades of devotion, and it is formidable. . . . Gives broader perspective on the revolution, one that is sorely needed.”New York Times Book Review

A Best Book of 1998” Library Journal selection
This is the definitive work on Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. . . . The work is exhaustively researched and scrupulously documented; it also makes for engrossing reading, as Latin America specialist Katz takes hold of the legend, gives it a good shaking, and comes up with something far more complex.”Library Journal starred review


A splendid work that can be enjoyed by the general reader and by scholars of the period on both sides of the border.” The Journal of American History



Product Details
ISBN: 9780804730464
ISBN-10: 0804730466
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 1998
Pages: 1004
Language: English