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Dictablanda : politics, work, and culture in Mexico, 1938-1968

Author: Paul Gillingham; Benjamin T Smith
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.
Series: American encounters/global interactions
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1910 Mexicans rebelled against an imperfect dictatorship; after 1940 they ended up with what some called the perfect dictatorship. This book brings together historians, anthropologists,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
[Actes de congrès]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gillingham; Benjamin T Smith
ISBN: 9780822356370 0822356376 9780822356318 0822356317
OCLC Number: 931807922
Description: xviii, 444 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the paradoxes of revolution / by Paul Gillingham and Benjamin T. Smith --
The end of the Mexican Revolution? From Cárdenas to Avila Camacho, 1937-1941 / by Alan Knight --
Intransigence, anticommunism, and reconciliation : church/state relations in transition / by Roberto Blancarte --
Camouflaging the state : the army and the limits of hegemony in PRIísta Mexico, 1940-1960 / by Thomas Rath --
Strongmen and state weakness / by Rogelio Hernández Rodríguez --
Tropical passion in the desert : Gonzalo N. Santos and local elections in Northern San Luis Potosí, 1943-1958 / by Wil G. Pansters --
"We don't have arms, but we do have balls" : fraud, violence, and popular agency in elections / by Paul Gillingham --
The Golden Age of charrismo : workers, braceros, and the political machinery of postrevolutionary Mexico / by Michael Snodgrass --
The forgotten Jaramillo : building a social base of support for authoritarianism in rural Mexico / by Gladys McCormick --
Community, crony capitalism, and fortress conservation in Mexican forests / by Christopher R. Boyer --
Advocate or cacica? Guadalupe Urzúa Flores : modernizer and peasant political leader in Jalisco / by María Teresa Fernández Aceves --
Building a state on the cheap : taxation, social movements, and politics / by Benjamin T. Smith --
The end of revolutionary anthropology? : notes on indigenismo / by Guillermo de la Peña --
Cooling to cinema and warming to television : state mass media policy, 1940-1964 / by Andrew Paxman --
Pistoleros, Ley Fuga, and uncertainty in public debates about murder in twentieth-century Mexico / by Pablo Piccato --
Rural education, political radicalism, and normalista identity in Mexico after 1940 / by Tanalís Padilla --
The rise of a "national student problem" in 1956 / by Jaime Pensado --
Final comments: Contextualizing the regime? ": what 1938-1968 tells us about Mexico, power, and Latin America's twentieth century / by Jeffrey W. Rubin.
Series Title: American encounters/global interactions
Responsibility: Paul Gillingham and Benjamin T. Smith, editors.

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"Combining two generations of scholarship in the historiography of postrevolutionary Mexico, this collection of essays is a masterpiece. It constitutes the first-ever effort to study in detail the Read more...

 
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