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Cycles of conflict, centuries of change crisis, reform, and revolution in Mexico
Servín, Elisa, 1955-
Uniform Title:
Crisis, reforma y revolución. English.
Publication Information:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
1 online resources (xvi, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm)
General Note:
Rev. and expanded Spanish text translated into English.
Preface: Debating history to face the present and imagine the future / John Tutino -- Introduction: Crises, reforms, and revolutions in Mexico, past and present / Leticia Reina, Elisa Servín, and John Tutino -- Communities. Of tempests and teapots : imperial crisis and local conflict in Mexico at the beginning of the nineteenth century / Eric Van Young ; The two-faced Janus : the pueblos and the origins of Mexican liberalism / Antonio Annino ; Local elections and regime crises : the political culture of indigenous peoples / Leticia Reina -- Revolutions. Mexico from independence to revolution : the mutations of liberalism / François-Xavier Guerra ; Mexico's three Fin de Siècle crises / Alan Knight ; International wars, Mexico, and U.S. hegemony / Friedrich Katz ; The revolutionary capacity of rural communities : ecological autonomy and its demise / John Tutino -- Contemporary crisis. The second coming of Mexican liberalism : a comparative perspective / Lorenzo Meyer ; Civil society and popular resistance : Mexico at the end of the twentieth century / Guillermo de la Peña ; The left in the neoliberal era / Enrique Semo ; Another turn of the screw : toward a new political order / Elisa Servín.


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Anthology about three of the persistent crises that have wracked Mexican society throughout its modern history, asking why these ruptures occurred, why they mobilized Mexicans of all social classes, and why some led to significant political transformatio