: Biografia del poder/ A Biography of Power: Caudillos de la Revolucion de Mexico) (Spanish Edition) (): Enrique Krauze: Books. Enrique Krauze Kleinbort widely known as Enrique Krauze, is a Mexican public intellectual, . ”Biografía del poder”, en ocho volúmenes: I. “Porfirio Díaz. Místico . Enrique Krauze. · Rating details · 13 ratings · 1 review. Biografía del poder, centrada en la historia mexicana de la primera mitad del siglo XX, constituye el.

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There were a few topics that Krauze really did not delve into: Biography of Power put meat on the bones of my experiential learning. Paperbackpages.

Biografía del poder (Edición revisada): De Francisco I. Madero a Lázaro Cárdenas

Alfredo GH added it Jun 03, Krrauze book is almost 20 years old, and as a Mexican history geek I had been xel about reading it since then. Krauze shows how history becomes biography during the century of caudillos from the insurgent priests in to Porfirio and the Revolution in This work includes source notes.

He served as deputy editor — and deputy director biogrzfia The three volumes provide a d APA Citation: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Dork in Me. Krauze’s support for liberal politics was exemplified by his polemic article, “Por una democracia sin adjetivos,” published inin which he strongly defended democracy as a means of social co-existence, not as a panacea that would immediately produce prosperity and material wealth for Mexico.

Retrieved May 18, He said that that they did not guarantee free and impartial elections, lacked a balance of powers, and he summarized their restrictiond as “The Imperial Presidency.


There are also fascinating minor characters such as Ganzalo N.

Mexico Biography of Power

I’ve never made it all the way through. Explains away everything wrong with the Mexican political system by the term “corruption” with little in the way of a procedural explanation for how it occurs. Hernan marked it as to-read Oct 23, I give you fair warning.

Jul 12, Antonio Nunez rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Biografía del poder (Edición revisada): De Francisco I. Madero a Lázaro Cárdenas by Enrique Krauze

Want to Read saving…. Very thorough history of Mexican power and leadership. This work provides information about bkografia leaders of Mexico from an inside perspective. My instinctive rather than my informed reaction is that this book constitutes an exceptionally fine introductory history to Mexico.

September 17, in Mexico Citywidely known as Enrique Krauze, is a Mexican public intellectual, historian, essayist, critic, producer, and publisher. Sep 19, Czarny Pies rated it really liked it Shelves: Having said that, this book was outstanding. Esta actitud, tan tentadora como peligrosa, ;oder parece haber muerto. InKrauze published an attack in Vuelta and The New Republic on pofer novelist Carlos Fuentes and his fiction, dubbing him a “guerrilla dandy” for the perceived gap between his professed Marxist politics and his personal lifestyle.

This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat Krauze tampoco es mi preferido, pero los libros cumplieron su cometido para comenzar a buscar mi propia verdad sobre la historia. Krauze has been consistent in valuing democratic process.

This promoted biogrzfia mythological self-view of Mexico that paved the ground for the economic catastrophe of Lopez Portillo and the political catastrophe of Salinas de Gortari. The book truly is a tour de force of narrative in my estimation.


He was a colaborator of Octavio Paz at the magazine Vuelta. As the Serbian repairman told me the other day, ” There are a lot of stupid people in this country With Mexico losing such a vast expanse of territory to the United States, and coming on the heels of the annexation of Texas inI would have thought that this would have garnered much more than the couple of pages that Krauze devotes to it.

Jan 23, Joauquin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: He writes at several newspapers and magazines like: Hector Hernandez marked it as to-read Jun 21, It is also, after Argentina’s self-combustion, the only Biogratia country to have a shot at the first world.

The government cracked down way too hard on, first, railroad workers inthen students and teachers in Published June 3rd by Harper Perennial first published Because of its style, comprehensiveness and clarity I would certainly not look anywhere else for an introductory survey history. Agustin De Enriqeu Isla marked it as to-read Jan 24, He has written numerous books about the Mexican Revolution and leading figures in Mexican history, as well as economic analysis of the nation’s history.

Diaz had been in power since Krauze’s fetishism for formal democracy leads him to paint most Mexican political actors in a hopelessly ambiguous fashion, even Sinarquista elements within PAN. Jacqueline rated it it was ok Oct 13, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.