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The river people in flood time : the civil wars in Tabasco, spoiler of empires

Author: Terry Rugeley
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014] ©2014
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The River People in Flood Time tells the astonishing story of how the people of nineteenth-century Tabasco, Mexico, overcame impossible odds to expel foreign interventions. Tabascans resisted control by Mexico City, overcame the grip of a Cuban adventurer who seized the region for two years, turned back the United States Navy, and defeated the French Intervention of the early 1860s, thus remaining free territory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Rugeley, Terry, 1956-
River people in flood time
(DLC) 2014004484
(OCoLC)870147862
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Rugeley
ISBN: 9780804793124 0804793123
OCLC Number: 884280182
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 355 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : imperial spoilers --
Origin time --
The last empire --
Unruly behavior at the water's edge --
The outsider --
The invaders --
The unreformed --
The resistance --
The ax --
Conclusion : the death of a fakir and the agony of old Tabasco.
Responsibility: Terry Rugeley.

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The River People in Flood Time explores how a poor and deeply fragmented province managed to overcome one foreign intervention after another.  Read more...

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"Terry Rugeley's study of the oft-overlooked southeastern state of Tabasco is rich in historical drama, the texture of material life, and colorful personalities . . . Rugeley deduces what he can from Read more...

 
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