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The Resource From colony to nationhood in Mexico : laying the foundations, 1560-1840, Sean F. McEnroe

From colony to nationhood in Mexico : laying the foundations, 1560-1840, Sean F. McEnroe

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From colony to nationhood in Mexico : laying the foundations, 1560-1840
Title
From colony to nationhood in Mexico
Title remainder
laying the foundations, 1560-1840
Statement of responsibility
Sean F. McEnroe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In an age of revolution, Mexico's creole leaders held aloft the Virgin of Guadalupe and brandished an Aztec eagle perched upon a European tricolor. Their new constitution proclaimed 'the Mexican nation is forever free and independent'. Yet the genealogy of this new nation is not easy to trace. Colonial Mexico was a patchwork state whose new-world vassals served the crown, extended the empire's frontiers and lived out their civic lives in parallel Spanish and Indian republics. Theirs was a world of complex intercultural alliances, interlocking corporate structures and shared spiritual and temporal ambitions. Sean F. McEnroe describes this history at the greatest and smallest geographical scales, reconsidering what it meant to be an Indian vassal, nobleman, soldier or citizen over three centuries in northeastern Mexico. He argues that the Mexican municipality, state and citizen were not so much the sudden creations of a revolutionary age as the progeny of a mature multiethnic empire"--
  • "In November 1782, Vicente Gonzales de Santianes, the governor of Nuevo Leon, received a sheaf of documents from a protracted legal dispute in the Indian town of San Miguel de Aguayo. At first glance, the case seems so utterly commonplace as to be beneath the notice of the region's chief magistrate. One of San Miguel's Tlaxcalan stoneworkers had been accused of an adulterous liaison with a townswoman"--
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McEnroe, Sean F.
Dewey number
972/.13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1316
LC item number
.M44 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuevo León (Mexico : State)
  • Nuevo León (Mexico : State)
  • Tlaxcalan Indians
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • HISTORY / Latin America / General
Label
From colony to nationhood in Mexico : laying the foundations, 1560-1840, Sean F. McEnroe
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
775271621
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9781107006300
Lccn
2012003511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)775271621
Label
From colony to nationhood in Mexico : laying the foundations, 1560-1840, Sean F. McEnroe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
775271621
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9781107006300
Lccn
2012003511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)775271621

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