Caciquismo in Twentieth-century Mexico
Alan Knight, Wil G. Pansters
Institute for the Study of the Americas, 2005 - Political Science - 409 pages
Caciquismo - roughly translated as 'boss politics' - has played a major role in both Mexican political and social life. This book looks at the crucial role of the cacique in modern Mexico, suggesting that, despite years of change and upheaval, it remains an important feature of Mexican politics.
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