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Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution:
Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual
(price varies) ISBN 978-0-9852781-0-6
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"In my fifteen years of researching
the life of President Francisco I. Madero, I have never read
a more complete book as the one just written by C.M. Mayo. It
will simply surprise any reader. The research is impeccable and
the narrative well-rounded."
Guerra de Luna,
author of Los Madero: La Saga Liberal
"Metaphysical Odyssey into
the Mexican Revolution paints a complex picture of a curious
crossroads in history, where the rise and fall of a regime coincided
with a spiritual and social awakening with the potential to rewrite
a country's future. Kudos to Mayo for introducing us to both
the man and his message."
not only an English translation of Madero's Spiritist Manual,
but also a lively intoduction... The author argues effectively
that Madero's manual is essential to understanding his revolutionary
"In this delightfully engaging book,
C.M. Mayo brings to vivid light an aspect of Mexican history
astonishingly neglected by most historians: the Spiritist beliefs
and practices of Francisco Madero, instigator and first leader
of the world-historical event that was the Mexican Revolution
of 1910. Fruit of considerable research, this volume includes
the first translation into English of Madero's Spiritist Manual,
itself an invaluable contribution to the historical record."
José Skinner, University of Texas-Pan