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Author Vanger, Milton I.

Title Uruguay's José Batlle y Ordóñez : the determined visionary, 1915-1917 / Milton I. Vanger
Published Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 295 pages) : illustrations, photographgraphs
Contents Viera's inauguration -- Piedras blancas -- Constitutional reform -- Batlle's reforms -- The eight-hour day -- Education -- Rancher opposition -- Old age pensions -- Catholicism in our times -- Campaigning -- Enforcing the eight-hour day -- Explaining the Colegiado -- Opposing the Colegiado -- The right to food -- Vote Colegialist or stay home? -- Election eve -- The defeat of the Colegiado -- Viera's halt -- Batlle's burial -- The grand solution -- New cabinet -- The election of 14 January 1917 -- Batlle resurrected -- The Committee of Eight and the new Constitution -- Where will the new Constitution take us? -- Uruguay wins diplomatically -- Viera ends the halt -- Batlle's "My conduct in the reform."
Notes Continues: The model country : José Batlle y Ordoñez of Uruguay, 1907-1915. Hanover, NH : University of New England Press, 1980
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Batlle y Ordóñez, José, 1856-1929 -- Political and social views.
Batlle y Ordóñez, José, 1856-1929.
Viera, Feliciano, 1872-1927.
Constitutional history -- Uruguay.
Presidents -- Uruguay -- Biography.
Social problems -- Uruguay -- History -- 20th century.
Social reformers -- Uruguay -- Biography.
Uruguay -- Politics and government -- 1904-1973.
Uruguay -- Social policy.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Vanger, Milton I. Model country
ISBN 162637144X (electronic bk.)
9781626371446 (electronic bk.)