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Author Tutino, John, 1947- author

Title Mexico City, 1808 : power, sovereignty, and silver in an age of war and revolution / John Tutino
Edition First edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018
©2018
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 296 pages)
Series Diálogos series
Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
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
Summary Tutino offers a new vision of the political violence and social conflicts that led to the fall of silver capitalism and Mexican independence in 1821
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 26, 2018)
Subject Government, Resistance to -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 18th century.
Government, Resistance to -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 19th century.
Power (Social sciences) -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 18th century.
Power (Social sciences) -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 19th century.
Silver industry -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 18th century.
Silver industry -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- History -- 19th century.
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018028082
ISBN 0826360025 (electronic book)
9780826360021 (electronic book)
(printed case) (alkaline paper)