The black eagle, the exhaustive work of Luis Armando Victoria Santamaría, is the testimony and testament of one of the great protagonists of Mexican history: the first president of the United Mexican States. Released for decades to a kind of second position, perhaps for representing calm and stability - he was the only president of the country in almost thirty years to complete his legal constitutional period, at a time when politicians died of treason one day. and another also ?, his figure is finally fully claimed in this book: «There are beings whose actions resemble luminous milestones that indicate the stellar moments in the future of a people or a nation; Guadalupe Victoria belongs to this class, ”writes the author. Product of an intense investigation that derived in a file, until then dispersed and unknown, of more than three thousand original documents (several of them of fist and letter of the same Guadalupe Victoria, the black eagle is a pertinent book, that incites us to recognize to one of the few true Mexican heroes. "Remembering Guadalupe Victoria involves more than the fulfillment of a civic duty: it is an act of necessary communion with the past."