Uruguay's José Batlle y Ordóñez : the determined visionary, 1915-1917 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Uruguay's José Batlle y Ordóñez : the determined visionary, 1915-1917

Uruguay's José Batlle y Ordóñez : the determined visionary, 1915-1917

Author: Milton I Vanger
Publisher: Boulder ; London : Lynne Rienner, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Jose Batlle y Ordonez was committed to a vision of advanced democracy that included a plural executive (the Colegiado), state-run enterprises, an eight-hour-maximum workday, women's rights, and the  Read more...

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Named Person: Jose Batlle y Ordoñez; Feliciano Viera
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton I Vanger
ISBN: 9781588266941 158826694X
OCLC Number: 1026014579
Notes: Índice.
Description: VIII, 295 p. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Viera's Inauguration. Piedras Blancas. Constitutional Reform. Batlle's Reforms. The Eight-Hour Day. Education. Rancher Opposition. Old Age Pensions. ""Catholicism in Our Times."" Campaigning. Enforcing the Eight-Hour Day. Explaining the Colegiado. Opposing the Colegiado. The Right to Food. Vote Colegialist or Stay Home? Election Eve. The Colegiado's Defeat. Viera's Halt. Batlle's Burial. The Grand Solution. New Cabinet. The January 14, 1917, Election. Batlle Resurrected. The Committee of Eight and the New Constitution. Where Will the New Constitution Take Us? Uruguay Wins Diplomatically. Viera Ends the Halt. Batlle's ""My Conduct in the Reform."" Epilogue.
Responsibility: Miton I. Vanger.


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The masterful culmination of a lifetime's labor.... This is one of the most balanced and thorough studies of any Latin American president's political career written in any language. - John Chasteen, Read more...

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