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Author Baitenmann, Helga, author.

Title Matters of justice : Pueblos, the judiciary, and agrarian reform in revolutionary Mexico / Helga Baitenmann
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Mexican Experience
Mexican experience.
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. The Inherent Difficulties of Winning Pueblo Land and Water Suits in Nineteenth-Century Mexico -- 2. Pueblo Land and Water Claims during the Madero Administration, 1911-1913 -- 3. The Zapatista Land Reform, 1911-1916 -- 4. The Constitutionalist Land Reform in the Absence of the Judiciary, 1914-1917 -- 5. The Return of the Judiciary in Uncertain Times, 1917-1924 -- 6. The Morelos Laboratory, 1920-1924 -- Epilogue -- Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary "Helga Baitenmann offers a novel interpretation of Mexico's revolutionary agrarian reform, an unconstitutional takeover by the executive of the judiciary's authority over contentious land matters, and examines the role that villagers played in shaping post-revolutionary state formation by siding with the executive branch over the judiciary"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 09, 2020)
Subject Agriculture and state -- Mexico.
Executive power -- Mexico.
Judicial power -- Mexico.
Land reform -- Mexico.
Peasants -- Political activity -- Mexico
Agriculture and state.
Executive power.
HISTORY -- Latin America -- Mexico.
Judicial power.
Land reform.
Peasants -- Political activity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1496220005