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The Resource The Mexican Wars for Independence, Timothy J. Henderson

The Mexican Wars for Independence, Timothy J. Henderson

Label
The Mexican Wars for Independence
Title
The Mexican Wars for Independence
Statement of responsibility
Timothy J. Henderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Navigating through nineteenth-century Mexico's complex and volatile political environment, Timothy J. Henderson offers a well-rounded treatment of the entire period, but pays particular attention to the early phases of the revolt under the priests MiguelHidalgo and Josâe Marâia Morelos. Hidalgo promised an immediate end to slavery and tailored his appeals to the poor, but also sanctioned pillage and shocking acts of violence. This savagery would ultimately cost Hidalgo, Morelos, and the entire country dearly, leading to the revolution's failure in pursuit of both meaningful social and political reform. While Mexico eventually gained independence from Spain, severe social injustices remained and would fester for another century. Henderson deftly traces the major leaders and conflicts, forcing us to reconsider what "independence" meant and means for Mexico today
Writing style
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305027
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
972/.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1232
LC item number
.H45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
Label
The Mexican Wars for Independence, Timothy J. Henderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-233) and index
Contents
Colony -- Shocks to the system -- Crisis -- The Querétaro conspiracy -- The Hidalgo rebellion -- War, the Cortes, and the constitution -- The unraveling revolution -- Independence -- The tragic empire
Control code
5055535
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 246 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780809095094
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008048141
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn243544908
  • (OCoLC)243544908
Label
The Mexican Wars for Independence, Timothy J. Henderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-233) and index
Contents
Colony -- Shocks to the system -- Crisis -- The Querétaro conspiracy -- The Hidalgo rebellion -- War, the Cortes, and the constitution -- The unraveling revolution -- Independence -- The tragic empire
Control code
5055535
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 246 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780809095094
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008048141
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn243544908
  • (OCoLC)243544908

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