Restorationist Religion in Mexico. A Review of Jason Dormady's <em>Primitive Revolution: Restorationist Religion and the Idea of the Mexican Revolution, 1940-1968</em> (Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 2011)

  • Jürgen Buchenau University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Keywords Mexico, religion, PRI, Catholicism, restorationist

Abstract

A Review of Jason Dormady's Primitive Revolution: Restorationist Religion and the Idea of the Mexican Revolution, 1940-1968 (Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 2011).

Author Biography

Jürgen Buchenau, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Jurgen Buchenau is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at UNC Charlotte. He received his Ph.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1993. He is a specialist in modern Mexican history and author, co-author, or editor of nine books, most recently, The Last Caudillo: Alvaro Obregon and the Mexican Revolution (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), and (with Gilbert M. Joseph) Mexico, the Once and Future Revolution: Upheaval and Rule in the Long Twentieth Century (Duke UP, in press). His work has been supported by two NEH Fellowships, and his 2007 book, Plutarco Elias Calles and the Mexican Revolution (Rowman-Littlefield) received the Alfred B. Thomas book award from the Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies.
Published
2013-01-31
Section
Reviews: Religion in Modern Mexico