Sons of the Sierra: Juárez, Díaz, and the People of Ixtlán, Oaxaca, 1855-1920

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UNC Press Books, 2007 - History - 282 pages
The period following Mexico's war with the United States in 1847 was characterized by violent conflicts, as liberal and conservative factions battled for control of the national government. The civil strife was particularly bloody in south central Mexico,
 

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Contents

The Road to Ixtlán
1
1 Reawakening a Zapotec Military Tradition 18551862
28
2 The French Intervention 18621867
50
3 Rebellions and Promises in the Restored Republic 18671876
67
4 Recognition and Reward in Early Porfiriato 18761890
93
5 Porfirians against the Regime 18901906
122
6 The Failure of Order and progress 19061911
156
Oaxaca Land of Yesterday
188
NOTES
207
BIBLIOGRAPHY
257
INDEX
277
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Patrick J. McNamara is associate professor of Latin American history at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

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