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Author Wood, James A., 1968-

Title The Society of Equality : popular republicanism and democracy in Santiago de Chile, 1818-1851 / James A. Wood
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 333 pages)
Contents Introduction : the popular republican movement in postcolonial Santiago -- Politics and state formation in the aftermath of independence, 1818-28 -- Artisans and guardsmen in the political crisis of 1829 -- The regimentation of popular republicanism, 1830-39 -- The artisans confront the new order, 1840-49 -- A new generation confronts the new order, 1840-49 -- The Society of Equality, 1850-51 -- The limits of equality
Summary Wood argues that the ""œSociety of Equality"" set a new standard for democratic thought and action in Chilean history and was arguably the most democratic political association of its era in all of Latin America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sociedad de la Igualdad (Santiago, Chile) -- History.
Artisans -- Political activity -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
Democracy -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
Political participation -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
Republicanism -- Chile -- History -- 19th century.
Chile -- Politics and government -- 1824-1920.
Santiago (Chile) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010041699
ISBN 0826349412 (paperback; alk. paper)
0826349420 (electronic bk.)
9780826349415 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780826349422 (electronic bk.)