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Nicaragua's conservative republic, 1858-93

Author: Arturo J Cruz S
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Series: St. Antony's series (Palgrave (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text focuses on a 30-year period in Nicaraguan history when an oligarchic democracy protected the country from its more usual extremes of anarchy and tyranny.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cruz S., Arturo J. (Cruz Sequeira).
Nicaragua's conservative republic, 1858-93.
New York : Palgrave, 2002
(DLC) 2001046005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arturo J Cruz S
ISBN: 1403919437 9781403919434 9780333971284 0333971280
OCLC Number: 70770932
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 196 pages)
Contents: Defining the problem --
Land of the unredeemed: the traditionalists --
Marxist interpretations --
Towards an alternative explanation --
Building the Republic: overcoming mistrust --
The 1858 Constitution: a working document --
The sudden death of the Republic --
The Presidency of Fruto Chamorro and the National War Antecedents of the Conservative Republic, 1853-57 --
Revaluing the geography of Nicaragua --
The presidency of Fruto Chamorro and the 1854 Constitution --
A radical agenda --
The National War --
The 1858 Constitution: A Troubled Birth, 1858-70 --
Reconstruction and the search for constitutional balance --
The ambiguous legacy of Martinez' presidencies --
The presidency of Fernando Guzman --
The Works of the Conservatives, 1871-82 --
Taking stock of the nation --
A perfect peace --
The foundations of progress --
In search of a candidate --
Progress and the Conservatives --
The Reds and the Iglesieros, 1883-89 --
The expulsion of the Jesuits --
The presidency goes to Rivas --
The great conspiracy --
The Barrios telegram --
The maturing of political institutions --
A second Rivan to the presidency --
The Fall of the Conservative Republic: An Accidental Death, 1889-96 --
Sacasa's first months --
Sacasa's second term --
El Cuartelazo --
The 1893 Constitution: 'the arch-Liberal' --
War with Honduras, and the fiscal crunch --
The break with Leon --
Tyranny and the acceleration of history.
Series Title: St. Antony's series (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: Arturo J. Cruz.
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Arturo J.Cruz, Jr argues that political learning, trust-building, and institutional innovation by political elites broke Nicaragua's post-colonial cycle of anarchy and petty despotism, leaving in its  Read more...


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