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México Insurgente. Diez Días que Estremecieron al Mundo. has ratings and 38 reviews. Kyra said: My great great grandfather wrote this book. He was a. Diez Dias Que Conmovieron Al Mundo by John Reed, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Add to Watchlist. Next». October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (). Drama | History . Also Known As: Diez días que conmovieron al mundo See more».

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De la estupidez a la locura: His other famous book overshadows this one due to it being the basis for the movie Redsstarring Warren Beatty, but this one is informative and fast paced. Learn more More Like This. Tragically Mexico is still a failed state wrecked by violence, just this weekend I’ve read reports of political assassinations and the murder of 3 journalists in the last six months.

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I diias a good bit about the Mexican revolution reading this book, but it feels like he’s so enthusiastic about the revolution that he doesn’t question the leaders as thoroughly as he could. They want to murder us! Reed had been sick with ptomaine on the boat. Little, Brown and Co. In the chapters dedicated to the fights, Reed doesn’t talk about strategies and the like, but he talks about the people that took part in it, how they lived those days.

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He paints a vivid portrait of the revolutionaries, giving us an idea of their state of mind, without glossing over the ruthlessness and cruelty of this war. Some years later the British Communists, having destroyed the original edition of the book as completely as they could, issued a garbled version from which they had eliminated mentions of Trotsky and also omitted the introduction written by Lenin. To view it, click here. Some great stuff on Pancho Villa!


Maybe I’m holding a historic journalist up to standards of a future age, but that wasn’t enough for me. By sure it is never boring, it is a real uqe. But munro than an interpretation of the revolution and its causes, what we learn from this book is the ups and downs of a group of people from the Northern Mexico, who decided to defy a dictatorship, using violence and by wresting control of towns and cities from government authorities.

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But Reed glosses over this, saying that he’d never met the husband or father of any woman who had accused Villa of rape, nor knew of any witnesses. Books by John Reed.

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Visit our Help Pages. But this was probably the most consequential news story of the century, and Reed was there, and Reed could write. And it esteemecieron occasionally mentions the war he was sent to cover. Ten Days That Shook the World has received mixed responses since its publication inresulting in a wide range of critical reviews from negative to positive. Reed covered the battles, but most important of all, he captured the people who fought the Revolution.

Write a customer review. Share this Rating Title: Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. His book is deeply personal, often humourous. I think it perfectly captures the essence of Mexican culture as I have come to understand it, as Mexicans alerts seem to find the humor in the serious and the serious in humor.


I’ve got all the placards and papers up estremecieroon in a little room and a Russian dictionary, and I’m working all day and all night.

The book has 5 parts and nearly every part is dedicated to a fight John Reed witnessed: Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The Empress voice Hugh Burden On the positive side, that means that this and other titles without the mass audience to justify a commercial audio production are available to me and others like me who prefer audio.

His description of the savage revolution and brutal landscape is almost poetic.

Estremecieton up a giveaway. John Reed’s book will undoubtedly help to clear this question, which is the fundamental problem of the international labor movement.

Reed does not bother with dates, maps, or exegesis of tactics and strategy on any level other than what he personally observes. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Home Contact Us Help Free munvo worldwide. Although Reed states that he had “tried to see events with the eye of a conscientious reporter, interested in setting down the truth” [1] during the time of the event, he stated in the preface that “in the struggle my sympathies were not neutral” [1] since the book leans towards the Bolsheviks and their viewpoints.