Viva Cristo Rey!

Viva Cristo Rey!

by David C. Bailey


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This book depicts a national calamity in which sincere people followed their convictions to often tragic ends.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292739642
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 10/15/2011
Series: Texas Pan American
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

David C. Bailey (1930–1982) was Professor of History at Michigan State University.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1. The Ancestry of a Conflict
  • 2. A New and Fertile Bloom
  • 3. Of Men and Laws
  • 4. "Mexico Needs a Tradition of Blood"
  • 5. Cristo Rey and Capistran Garza
  • 6. Stalemate
  • 7. The Ambassador and the Priest
  • 8. The Ways of Frustration
  • 9. An Arrangement of Sorts
  • 10. Trial by Peace
  • Appendix. The June 21, 1929, Agreement
  • Bibliographical Essay
  • Materials Cited
  • Index

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