A city against empire transnational anti-imperialism in Mexico City, 1920-1930

A City Against Empire is the history of the anti-imperialist movement in 1920s Mexico City. It combines intellectual, social, and urban history to shed light on the city's role as an important global hub for anti-imperialism, exile activism, political art, and solidarity campaigns. After the Ru...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lindner, Thomas K.
Format: eBook
Published: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2023, [2023]©2023
Series:Liverpool Latin American studies
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Introduction
  • 1 Anti-Imperialist Cosmopolitanism: Art and Radical Politics
  • Mexican Muralism: Avant-Garde, Anti-Imperialism, Nationalism
  • Depicting the Empire on Walls and on Paper
  • An Anti-Imperialist Cosmopolitan Summer?
  • 2 Our Anti-Imperialist America: Transnational Exile Networks
  • Making Mexico City a Hub for Exile Radicalism
  • Continental Networks of Exile Activism in Urban Spaces
  • Exporting Diaspora Radicalism to Venezuela, Cuba, and Peru
  • 3 Standing with Sacco and Sandino: Transnational Solidarity Campaigns
  • Pro Sacco and Vanzetti in Mexico City
  • Radicalizing Solidarity during a Summer of Desperation
  • The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign in Mexico City
  • 4 Anti-Imperialist Imaginaries: Mexican Origins of Tricontinentalism
  • Anti-Imperialist Encounters: Revolutions in Mexico and Russia
  • "Yellow Hope": Perspectives on Semi-Colonial China
  • "Applause for Abd el-Krim": The Rif War in Mexico and Latin America
  • "In the same boat": Indians and India in Mexico City
  • 5 Globalizing Urban Networks: The Brussels Congress of 1927
  • Organizing Anti-Imperialist Euphoria, 1925-1927
  • A Global Stage for Anti-Imperialist Networks, February 1927
  • Disintegration and Disillusionment, 1927-1929
  • Conclusion
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index