The author states that her aim is to provide historical evidence about the way the Mexican Revolution was perceived in Spain. Sevilla Soler’s original hypothesis was that as the former metropolis, the series of events that took place in Mexico from 1910 to the early 1920s were of the most interest in Spain. However, as her essay widely demonstrates, the Spanish intellectual debate about the Mexican Revolution was rather poor and not provocative.

The author analyzed the treatment of the events related to the Mexican Revolution in the Sevillian press — basically El Correo de Andalucía, El Liberal, and El Noticiero Sevillano. In doing so, she acknowledges the side effects of using the press as the main source for the study of public opinion: the press usually reflects the facts in a partial and subjective way, and the media are ideologically contaminated in most cases. Notwithstanding both risks,...

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