The Dominican Republic: A National History / Edition 2

The Dominican Republic: A National History / Edition 2

by Frank Moya Pons
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558765190

ISBN-13: 9781558765191

Pub. Date: 01/28/2010

Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558765191
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
156,252
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction9
1Geography and the aboriginal population13
2The early Spanish rule (1492-1606)29
3The island divided (1607-1697)51
4The frontier (1697-1789)73
5The French revolution in Santo Domingo (1789-1809)91
6The Haitian domination (1809-1843)117
7Separation from Haiti and Independence (1843-1844)143
8The first caudillos: Santana and Baez (1844-1856)165
9The Revolution of 1857 (1857-1858)185
10Annexation to Spain and republican restoration (1859-1865)197
11Caudillo politics and political instability (1865-1879)219
12The liberals in power (1879-1886)245
13Ulises Heureaux (1886-1899)265
14Toward a U.S. protectorate (1899-1911)279
15The collapse of sovereignty (1911-1916)305
16The U.S. military occupation (1916-1924)321
17Horacio Vasquez and the rise of Trujillo (1924-1930)341
18The Era of Trujillo (1930-1961)357
19Democracy vs. Neo-Trujilloism (1961-1978)381
20Social-Democrats in power (1978-1986)405
21Balaguer's return (1986-1990)423
Maps445
Bibliography457
Index505

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