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De la paz al olvido/ From Peace to Oblivion

De La Paz Al Olvido/ From Peace To Oblivion


De la paz al olvido dibuja el vasto panorama que abarca el arco de tiempo entre el ???ltimo brindis triunfal de don Porfirio a su ???ltimo aliento. De la paz al olvido narra la historia del declive de Porfirio D???az en medio de la transformaci???n en M???xico y Europa, en la que se cruzan la Revoluci???n mexicana y la Belle ???poque, el fin del orden mon???rquico y el inicio de la democracia moderna. Rafael Tovar y de Teresa ofrece al lector el retrato de una ???poca y la cr???nica de un personaje que lo fue casi todo: h???roe, dictador, soldado, pacificador, culto c???vico y fantasma en el exilio. El 15 de septiembre de 1910, Porfirio D???az cumpl???a ochenta a???os, encabezando los festejos del Centenario -una conmemoraci???n cuyo objetivo era presentar a M???xico ante el mundo como un pa???s pr???spero y moderno, y asimismo ensalzar la figura del arquitecto de ese progreso-. Sin embargo, la fiesta tambi???n ser???a la antesala de una convulsi???n. Menos de un a???o despu???s, el 25 de mayo de 1911, D???az presenta su renuncia como presidente de la Rep???blica, para partir rumbo al exilio europeo, antes de una semana, a bordo del Ypiranga. Tres a???os m???s tarde, estalla la Gran Guerra, dando fin a la larga paz del siglo XIX. Once meses despu???s, el 2 julio de 1915, muere en Par???s el caudillo mexicano. Parece un periodo breve, pero el cambio pol???tico, social y cultural ocurrido en estos a???os es uno de los m???s radicales de la historia. D???az llega a una Europa que vive el ocaso de una ???poca marcada por el crecimiento econ???mico, el fulgor cient???fico y art???stico, y el imperio de fuertes hombres de Estado. El viejo general ve en este declive su propio reflejo, mientras desde M???xico le llegan noticias de la guerra civil y de c???mo su nombre va cayendo en el olvido. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION From Peace to Oblivion paints the vast panorama that comprises the timeline between Porfirio D???az's triumphant toast until his last breath. From Peace to Oblivion narrates the story of Porfirio D???az's decline during Mexico and Europe's transformation: the Mexican Revolution and the Belle ???poque, the end of the monarchic order, and the beginning of modern democracy. Rafael Tovar y de Teresa offers readers the portrait of an era and the chronicle of a character who was nearly everything: hero, dictator, soldier, pacifier, highbrow connoisseur, and exiled ghost. On September 15, 1910, Porfirio D???az turned 80 years old, leading the centennial festivities--a commemoration whose objective was to present Mexico to the world as a prosperous, modern country, and likewise sing the praises of the architect of this progress. However, the party would also be the precursor to a convulsion. Less than a year later, D???az presented his resignation as the president of the Republic, leaving for exile in Europe aboard the Ypiranga. Three years later, the Great War broke out, ending the long peace of the 19th century. Eleven months afterward, on July 2, 1915, the Mexican commander died in Paris. It seems like a short period, but the political, social, and cultural change of those years is one of the most radical in history. D???az arrived in a Europe that was experiencing the twilight of an era marked by economic growth, scientific and artistic brilliance, and the empire of strong men of state. The old general saw his own reflection in this decline, while receiving news from Mexico of civil war and of how his name had begun to fall into oblivion.



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  • Format: Paperback
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  • Language: Spanish
  • Publisher: Debolsillo
  • ISBN-13: 9786073165860
  • ISBN: 6073165862
  • Publication Year: 2018
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