Clendenen, Clarence C. THE UNITED STATES AND PANCHO VILLA: A Study in Unconventional Diplomacy
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press/American Historical Assn, (1961). 0804615179 / 9780804615174 First edition, first printing. 352 pages, including index. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in terra cotta cloth titled in silver; in price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with nicking at spine ends, narrow 1.5 inch interior chip at spine fold, wear at spine folds, mild soiling, tiny patch of faint dampstain at front flap fold.
The author, who served in the US Cavalry on the Mexican border from 1921 to 1924, traces Villa's early life, his rise to power, the development of friendship with the U.S., his fall from favor, and the influence of Villa on U.S. foreign policy. Scarce!