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Author Stein, Barbara H.

Title Crisis in an Atlantic empire : Spain and new Spain, 1808-1810 / by Barbara H. Stein and Stanley J. Stein
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2014]
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Series Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science series
Contents Metropole -- A national drama, act II : Aranjuez -- Bayonne -- Dos de Mayo : insurgency -- Sevilla : the struggle for supremacy in Spain and new Spain -- Colony -- A contested authority -- New Spain's Cuban counterpoint -- The powerful and insecure : Mexico city's almaceneros, 1808 -- The audiencia de Mexico, iturrigaray and talamantes -- Melchor talamantes : criollo exponent of new Spain's interests -- Sevilla's comisionados and Mexico city's juntas -- Viceroy iturrigaray : criollos and a viceroy's grand design -- Anatomy of a colonial coup d'etat : Mexico City, 1808 -- Metropole -- Junta de Sevilla, Consejo de Castilla and the genesis of the junta central -- Junta central : ideologues and ideology -- Junta central versus junta de Sevilla : the colonial question -- Financing the resistance in Spain -- Dissolution of the junta central -- Regencia and junta de Cadiz -- The pivotal orden of May 17, 1810 -- Colonial insurrection and the call for the cortes -- Colony -- An eroding colonial system : new Spain, 1808-1810 -- Fissures in the colonial elite : merchants -- Fire under the embers : between pre-emptive coup and insurrection -- The regencia's comisionados and bishop-elect abad y Queipo -- Oprimidos y opresores -- "No hay mas recurso que ir a coger gachupines" -- By way of conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Americas -- Commerce -- Spain -- History -- 19th century.
Mexico -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century.
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Mexico -- Relations -- Spain -- 19th century.
Spain -- Colonies -- Commerce -- America -- History -- 19th century.
Spain -- Commerce -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Spain -- Relations -- Mexico -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Stein, Stanley J.
ISBN 1421414244
1421414252 (electronic)
1421414252 (electronic bk)
9781421414249
9781421414256 (electronic bk)