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Santa anna of mexico.

Author: Will Fowler
Publisher: University Of Nebraska Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (1794-1876) is one of the most famous, and infamous, figures in Mexican history. Will Fowler provides a revised picture of Santa Anna's life, offering new insights into  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Fowler
ISBN: 9780803226388 0803226381
OCLC Number: 1026809059
Description: 528 sidor ; 15.5 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements Introduction: Traitor, Turncoat and Tyrant PART I: SANTA ANNA'S EARLY LIFE 1794-1823 Chapter One: Between the Volcano and the Sea (1794-1810) Chapter Two: An Officer and a Gentleman (1810-1821) Chapter Three: Liberator of Veracruz, Founder of the Republic (1821-23) PART II: THE MAKING OF A CAUDILLO 1823-1832 Chapter Four: A Federalist on the Periphery (1823-1825) Chapter Five: Among the Jarochos (1825-1828)Chapter Six: General of Tricks (1828-1832) PART III: THE RETURNS OF THE PHOENIX 1832-1841 Chapter Seven: The Absentee President (1832-1835) Chapter Eight: The Warrior President (1835-1837) Chapter Nine: The Landowner President (1837-1841) PART IV: A ROAD PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS 1841-1848 Chapter Ten: The Santanista Project (1841-1844) Chapter Eleven: Our Man in Havana (1844-1846) Chapter Twelve: The Mexican-American War (1846-1848) PART V: THE AUTUMN OF THE PATRIARCH 1849-1876 Chapter Thirteen: The Man who would be King (1849-1855) Chapter Fourteen: The General in his Labyrinth (1856-1876) Conclusion: "A good Mexican" Chronology Bibliography Index


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"Drawing on archives in Mexico, Spain, Britain, and Texas as well as published sources, Fowler supplies a much-needed corrective to existing impressions of Santa Anna with this balanced and Read more...

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