Mexico City, 1808 : power, sovereignty and silver in an age of war and revolution

Tutino, John, 1947- author

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  • Creator John Tutino
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018. ©2018
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  • Physical Details
    • xxiv, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780826360007, 0826360009, 9780826360014, 0826360017
  • OCLC on1040079023

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-288) and index.

Contents

  • City of silver: power and social order, 1760-1810 -- From mexica capital to silver metropolis, 1350-1770 -- Oligarchy: power in the capital of silver capitalism -- In the shadows of power: oligarchs, provincials, and professionals -- Getting by: life and work in the barrios -- Keys to the city: stabilizing power and inequity -- The politics of empire, 1765-1810: from mediation to revolution -- Time of trial: bourbon reforms, regional risings, and regime restoration, 1765-1771 -- Carrying on: war, silver capitalism, and social peace, 1770-1800 -- Toward crisis: war, revenue, faction, and the fall of the monarchy, 1800-1808 -- Summer of politics, 1808: contesting power and popular sovereignties -- September coup, 1808: military power and imagined revolutions -- The fall: from silver capitalism to social revolution, 1808-1810 -- Conclusion: popular politics and coercive powers: Mexico and the world
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