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The Dominican Republic : a national history

Author: Frank Moya Pons
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Markus Wiener Publishers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd updated and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Product Description: This updated and expanded edition extends the narrative from 1990 to the first decade of the present century, beginning with the collapse of the Dominican economy. In addition to the electoral fraud and constitutional reforms of 1994 and the return administration of Leonel Fernandez, the updated chapters focus on financial crises, the economic reforms of the 1990s, the free trade agreement with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Moya Pons, Frank, 1944-
Dominican Republic.
Princeton, N.J. : Markus Wiener Publishers, 2010
(OCoLC)754549740
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Moya Pons
ISBN: 9781558765191 1558765190 9781558765207 1558765204 9781558764859 1558764852 9781558764866 1558764860
OCLC Number: 441946940
Description: 582 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to the third edition --
Introduction --
1: Geography And The Aboriginal Population --
Geography --
3,000 years of migration --
Aboriginal lifestyle --
Family and social structure --
Political organization --
Myths and religious expression --
2: Early Spanish Rule (1492-1606) --
Gold, Indians, and enjoyment's --
Sugar and slaves --
Cattle and contraband --
Devastaciones --
3: Island Divided (1607-1697) --
Loss of the western lands --
Misery and decadence in Santo Domingo --
Contacts with the French --
Conflicts with the French --
4: Frontier (1697-1789) --
French and the cattle trade --
Repopulation of the border areas --
Politics of the cattle trade --
Impact of the intercolonial trade --
5: French Revolution In Santo Domingo (1789-1809) --
Haitian revolution --
Cession to France --
French rule in Santo Domingo --
6: Haitian Domination (1809-1843) --
Espana Boba --
Land question --
Rural code --
Economic crisis and political unrest --
Overthrow of Boyer --
7: Separation From Haiti And Independence (1843-1844) --
Conspiracy --
Independence --
8: First Caudillos: Santana And Baez (1844-1856) --
Pedro Santana --
Buenaventura Baez vs Pedro Santana --
9: Revolution Of 1857 (1857-1858) --
Economic structure --
Monetary question --
Revolution --
10: Annexation To Spain And Republican Restoration (1859-1865) --
Financial and political crisis --
Annexation --
Restoration war --
11: Caudillo Politics And Political Instability (1865-1879) --
Post-restoration politics --
Annexation to the United States --
Rojos, Verdes, and Azules. 12: Liberals In Power (1879-1886) --
Azul governments --
Azul party and the economy --
13: Ulises Heureaux (1886-1899) --
Installing the dictatorship --
Financial embroilment --
14: Toward A US Protectorate (1899-1911) --
External debt and political crisis --
US financial intervention --
Dominican-American convention --
Roman Carceres and the US protectorate --
15: Collapse Of Sovereignty (1911-1916) --
Political chaos and US involvement --
Juan Isidro Jamenes and the US tutelage --
16: US Military Occupation (1916-1924) --
Imposing military rule --
Economic change during World War I --
Nationalist resistance --
Ending the occupation --
Occupation's impact --
Horacio Vasquez And The Rise Of Trujillo (1924-1930) --
Under the US protectorate --
Return to caudillo politics --
Rise of Trujillo --
18: Era Of Trujillo (1930-1961) --
Trujillo's ambitions --
Economic policies --
Haitian question --
Political stability --
Collapse of the dictatorship --
Impact of Trujillo's rule --
19: Democracy Vs Neo-Trujilloism (1961-1978) --
Democratization and civil war --
Twelve years of Neo-Trujilloism --
20: Social-Democrats In Power (1978-1986) --
Antonio Guzman --
Salvador Jorge Blanco --
21: Balaguer's Return (1986-1990) --
Destruction of Jorge Blanco --
Economic dictatorship --
Caudillism, elections, and crisis --
Balaguer's final rule --
22: Marxist's Vs Social-Democrats (1996-2004) --
Leonel Fernandez and the Marxists' paradox --
Lost opportunity of Hipolito Mejia --
Maps --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Frank Moya Pons.

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