New Nations and New Citizens: Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century Mexico, Peru, and Argentina

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Latin American History
EditorsThomas H Holloway
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405131612
StatePublished - 2008


  • 1828 events in mexico - stage for the country's political culture
  • Argentina, native peoples - beyond control of colonial and early national states in southern reaches of continent
  • First independent government in mexico - preserving framework of 1812 spanish constitution
  • Mestizo peasants, asserting - the right to govern their own communities
  • Mexico, the scene of the earliest explosions - of electoral activity
  • New nations and new citizens - political culture in nineteenth-century mexico, peru, and argentina
  • Peruvian peasants, like their mexican counterparts - adopting language of republicanism
  • Political instability, a hallmark of early national spanish america
  • Spanish america and politics - in nineteenth-century
  • Successful alliance, between peasants and political-military leaders in guerrero - program of popular federalism

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