The Cristero Rebellion in Mexico: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
A lecture by author and CIDE Professor Emeritus Jean Meyer
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
The Cristero Rebellion (1926-1929), the armed conflict that unfolded following the Mexican Revolution, was a major clash in the century's old struggle between the church and state. The civil strife encompassed a multitude of regions and social sectors of Mexico. Prior to its ultimate resolution, epic battles were waged, challenging the emergent post-revolutionary state. The Cristero Rebellion had national and international repercussions and it still resonates in the historical memory of Mexican society.
Cost: Free and open to the public
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