To Die on Your Feet: The Life, Times and Writing of

To Die on Your Feet: The Life, Times and Writing of Amidst the pantheon of Mexican heroes, poet revolutionary Pr xedis G Guerrero is a name that is often overlooked His importance, however, to a full understanding of a rich and dramatic pre revolutionary period of Mexican history is undeniable Ward S Albro s To Die on Your Feet studies Guerrero s involvement in a movement led by Ricardo Flores Mag n, a movement that brought about the Mexican Revolution against the government of Porfirio D az inUnlike other Mexican revolutionaries who are most notable as men of action, Guerrero combined thinking and doing He was a courageous and active leader of the magonistas who attempted to rally by any means his meager forces to strike a telling blow against the dictatorship a champion of the downtrodden, he was also a journalist for three liberal newspapers, Revoluci n ,Regeneraci n, and Puntos Rojos, in which he developed anarchist ideals that moved people on both sides of the Mexico United States border Guerrero, the young fighter for liberty, joined the ranks of martyrdom when he was killed inin Janos, Chihuahua, during the early days of the Mexican Revolution He died on his feet


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