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Author Meyer, Jean A., 1942-

Title La Cristiada : the Mexican people's war for religious liberty / Jean Meyer.

Imprint Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  972.082 M575l 2013    ---  Available
Description xii, 210 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Church-State Conflict -- The Unexpected War -- The Life of the Cristeros -- Soldiers of Christ the King -- The Cristero Government -- The War Changes -- American Confreres -- The Closing of the War -- The Second (Cristiada) -- Epilogue.
Summary Provides a pictorial history of the little-known Mexican religious war waged as a result of anti-Catholic oppression, examining the events, personalities, and politics involved and how support from the U.S. helped end the conflict.
Subject Cristero Rebellion, 1926-1929.
Cristero Rebellion, 1926-1929 -- Pictorial works.
Church and state -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Freedom of religion -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Catholic Church -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780757003158 (pbk.)
075700315X (pbk.)

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