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Emiliano Zapata in American Memory

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Emiliano Zapata in American Memory
the 20th Century’s Most Visible Indigenous Revolutionary

A Talk and Book Signing by Paul Hart on Indigenous People’s Day

Thursday, October 12, 2017

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Brazos Hall

Dr. Paul Hart


The talk explores the afterlife of Emiliano Zapata in North America, tracking the ways his life, his actions, and his myths inspired many movements and cultures across North America, from 1950s rural guerrillas to urban Chicana/os and from Agraristas to the current Zapatistas.

Paul Hart is a Professor of History and Associate Director for the Center for International Studies at Texas State University. He is also the author of Bitter Harvest: The Social Transformation of Morelos, Mexico and the Origins of the Zapatista Revolution, 1840-1910 (2005).

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