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Author Smith, Benjamin T.

Title Pistoleros and popular movements : the politics of state formation in postrevolutionary Oaxaca / Benjamin T. Smith
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 578 pages) : illustrations, map
Series The Mexican experience
Mexican experience.
Contents Revolution and stasis in Oaxaca, 1876-1928 -- The caudillo and the state, 1928-34 -- The rise of Cardenismo and the decline of Chicolopismo, 1932-36 -- The politics of Cardenismo, 1936-40 -- Cárdenas's caciques, 1936-40 -- Politics and socioeconomic reform, 1936-40 -- The problems with Cardenista politics and the rise of the urban social movement, 1940-44 -- The rise and fall of Edmundo Sánchez Cano, 1944-47 -- The Vallistocracia governor, 1947-50 -- The short reign of Manuel Mayoral Heredia, 1950-52
Summary The postrevolutionary reconstruction of the Mexican government did not easily or immediately reach all corners of the country. At every level, political intermediaries negotiated, resisted, appropriated, or ignored the dictates of the central government. National policy reverberated through Mexico?s local and political networks in countless different ways and resulted in a myriad of regional arrangements. It is this process of diffusion, politicking, and conflict that Benjamin T. Smith examines in Pistoleros and Popular Movements
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-534) and index
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Subject Central-local government relations -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Federal government -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Government, Resistance to -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) -- History -- 20th century.
Social movements -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) -- History -- 20th century.
Oaxaca (Mexico : State) -- History -- 20th century.
Oaxaca (Mexico : State) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803224621 (electronic bk.)
9780803224629 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)