Liberty and Power in the Mexican Revolution


Using a combination of primary and secondary sources, this conference explored the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920), a pivotal event in the history of liberty in North America.


From Liberty Fund

Liberty in Mexico

by Edited by José Antonio Aguilar Rivera
Translated from the Spanish by Janet M. Burke and Ted Humphrey

Liberty in Mexico presents sixty-four essays and writings on liberty and liberalism, from the early republican period to the late twentieth century, from a variety of authors. The texts in this edition will refute commonly held notions that the liberal project in Latin America had no indigenous roots. The institutions…

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Additional Readings

Wasserman, Mark, eds. The Mexican Revolution: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin, 2012.

Cabrera, Luis. Obras Completas, Volume III. Mexico City: Oasis, 1975.

Carranza, Venustiano. Report by Venustiano Carranza (First Chief of the Constitutional Army) in the City of Queretaro, State of Queretaro, Mex., Friday, December 1st, 1916. New York: Latin-American News Association, 1916.

Knight, Alan. The Mexican Revolution. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1986.

Madero, Francisco I. The Presidential Succession of 1910. Translated by Thomas B. Davis. New York: Peter Lang, 1990.