Vagrants and Citizens: Politics and the Masses in Mexico City from Colony to Republic (Latin American Silhouettes)

Vagrants and Citizens: Politics and the Masses in Mexico City from Colony to Republic (Latin American Silhouettes)

By: Richard A. Warren (author)Paperback

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Description

This is the first book to demonstrate the crucial role that the urban masses played in shaping political change as Mexico struggled to become a stable, independent nation state in the nineteenth century. Vagrants and Citizens: Politics and the Masses in Mexico City from Colony to Republic is ideal for courses on Mexican history and Latin American studies.

About Author

Richard A. Warren is associate professor of history and director of the Latin American Studies Program at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

Contents

Introduction: Mexico City's Masses and the Transition from Colony to Nation-State Chapter 1: The Crisis of Colonial Order, 1808-1820 Chapter 2: Three Guarantees, Two Constitutions, One Mexican Caesar, 1820-1824 Chapter 3: The Rise of Republican Mass Politics, 1824-1830 Chapter 4: Decent Men and Jacobins, 1830-1834 Chapter 5: The Transition to Centralism, 1834-1837 Conclusion Selected Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742554245
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9780742554245
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0742554244

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