The Mexican Agrarian Revolution

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The Mexican Agrarian Revolution

By Frank Tannenbaum
Macmillan, 1929
543 pp. $2.50
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This publication of the Institute of Economics is quite up to the standard of its other volumes. The reader will find here an exhaustive treatment, based in part upon unpublished material, of the social structure of Mexico before the revolution, of the land problem as it presented itself to the revolutionary leaders, of the process of distribution of land and of the whole question of foreign ownership and the effects of recent legislation upon this important aspect of international relations. Considering the tremendous importance of agrarian factors in the present unrest, the book may almost be called a history of the revolution itself. Certainly it cannot be neglected by any serious student of Mexican affairs.