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Santa Anna of Mexico

Author: Will Fowler
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794-1876) is one of the most famous, and infamous, figures in Mexican history. Six times the country's president, he is consistently depicted as a traitor, a turncoat, and a tyrant--the exclusive cause of all of Mexico's misfortunes following the country's independence from Spain. He is also, as this biography makes clear, grossly misrepresented. Will Fowler provides a revised picture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Antonio López de Santa Anna; Antonio López de Santa Anna; Antonio López de Santa Anna; Antonio López de Santa Anna
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Will Fowler
ISBN: 9780803211209 0803211201 9780803226388 0803226381
OCLC Number: 123539396
Description: xxvi, 501 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Traitor, turncoat, and tyrant --
pt. 1. Santa Anna's early life, 1794-1823 --
Between the volcano and the sea, 1794-1810 --
An officer and a gentleman, 1810-1821 --
Liberator of Veracruz, founder of the Republic, 1821-1823 --
pt. 2. The making of a caudillo, 1823-1832 --
A federalist on the periphery, 1823-1825 --
Among the Jarochos, 1825-1828 --
General of tricks, 1828-1832 --
pt. 3. The returns of the phoenix, 1832-1841 --
The absentee president, 1832-1835 --
The warrior president, 1835-1837 --
The landowner president, 1837-1841 --
pt. 4. A road paved with good intentions, 1841-1848 --
The Santanista Project, 1841-1844 --
Our man in Havana, 1844-1846 --
The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 --
pt. 5. The autumn of the patriarch, 1849-1876 --
The man who would be king, 1849-1855 --
The general in his labyrinth, 1856-1876 --
Conclusion : "A Good Mexican."
Responsibility: Will Fowler.
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