The Plebeian Republic: The Huanta Rebellion and the Making of the Peruvian State, 1820-1850 / Edition 1

The Plebeian Republic: The Huanta Rebellion and the Making of the Peruvian State, 1820-1850 / Edition 1

by Cecilia Méndez
     
 

Examines the politics of a 19th c. peasant revolt in Peru, looking at the organization and practice of government by the rebels to examine what a largely illiterate population understood by terms such as "nation" and showing the rebellion's sign

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Examines the politics of a 19th c. peasant revolt in Peru, looking at the organization and practice of government by the rebels to examine what a largely illiterate population understood by terms such as "nation" and showing the rebellion's sign

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822334415
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

ch. 1Introduction1
ch. 2The republic's first peasant uprising30
ch. 3Royalism in the crisis of independence52
ch. 4Words and images : the people and the king75
ch. 5The world of the peasants : landscapes and networks111
ch. 6Government in Uchuraccay154
ch. 7The Plegeian republic189

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