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Porfirio Díaz

Author: Paul H Garner
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2001.
Series: Profiles in power (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Porfirio Diaz, president of Mexico (1876-1880, 1884-1911), dominated his country during a crucial phase in its development as a modern nation. This profile places the regime in its appropriate nineteenth-century context, highlighting the difficulty of implementing liberal policies in societies with strong colonial traditions, and of balancing material development with order and stability."--BOOK JACKET.
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Garner, Paul H.
Porfirio Díaz.
Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2001
(OCoLC)606592442
Online version:
Garner, Paul H.
Porfirio Díaz.
Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2001
(OCoLC)631098336
Named Person: Porfirio Díaz; Porfirio Díaz; Porfirio Díaz
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul H Garner
ISBN: 0582292670 9780582292673
OCLC Number: 46462889
Description: ix, 269 p. : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Porfirio Díaz and Mexican historiography: Porfirismo, anti-Porfirismo and neo-Porfirismo --
The foundations of Porfirian Mexico: liberalism, authoritarianism and the patriotic struggle, 1855-67 --
The long road to the presidency, 1867-76 --
Pragmatic liberalism, 1876-84 --
The consolidation of power: patriarchal liberalism, 1884-1911 --
Diplomacy, foreign policy and international relations, 1876-1911 --
Paying for order and progress: economic development, 1876-1911 --
The process of order and progress: the decline and fall of the Díaz regime, 1900-11.
Series Title: Profiles in power (London, England)
Responsibility: Paul Garner.
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'a sophicated revisionist analysis...there is little doubt that Garner's study will dramatically change the way in which the porfiriato has been depicted and understood'Will Fowler, Journal of Latin Read more...

 
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