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The fall of Porfirio Diaz has traditionally been presented as a watershed between old and new: an old style repressive and conservative government, and the more democratic and representative system that flowered in the wake of the Mexican Revolution. Now this view is being challenged by a new generation of historians, who point out that Diaz originally rose to power in alliance with anti-conservative forces and was a modernising force as well as a dictator. Drawing together the threads of this revisionist reading of the Porfiriato, Garner reassesses a political career that spanned more than forty years, and examines the claims that post-revolutionary Mexico was not the break with the past that the revolutionary inheritors claimed.
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'a sophicated revisionist analysis...there is little doubt that Garner's study will dramatically change the way in which the porfiriato has been depicted and understood'Will Fowler, Journal of Latin American Studies "Garner displays, in general, commendable open-mindedness and balance." Alan Knight, History

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Garner (Spanish and Latin American studies, Goldsmiths, U. of London) presents a study of D<'i>az, president of Mexico (1876-1880, 1884- 1911), examining his regime and its demise in its 19th-century context, mindful of his accomplishments given the times, as well as his better known repressive abuses of power. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582292673
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Series: Profiles In Power Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.37 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Garner is at the University of Wales - Swansea.

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Table of Contents

1. Porfirio Diaz and Mexican Historiography: Porfirismo, Anti-Porfirismo Neo-Porfirismo.

2. The Foundations of Porfirian Mexico: Liberalism, Authoritarianism and the Patriotic Struggle, 1855-67.

3. The Long Road to the Presidency, 1867-76.

4. Pragmatic Liberalism, 1876-84.

5. The Consolidation of Power: Patriarchal Liberalism, 1884-1911.

6. Diplomacy, Foreign Policy and International Relations, 1876-1911.

7. Paying for Order and progress: Economic Development, 1876-1911.

8. The Price of Order and Progress: The Decline and Fall of the Diaz Regime, 1900-11.

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