Malcontents, Rebels, and Pronunciados: The Politics of Insurrection in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

Malcontents, Rebels, and Pronunciados: The Politics of Insurrection in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

by Will Fowler (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803225428
Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Series: The Mexican Experience Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Will Fowler is a professor of Latin American Studies at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. His many books include Forceful Negotiations: The Origins of the Pronunciamiento in Nineteenth-Century Mexico (Nebraska, 2010) and Santa Anna of Mexico (available in a Bison Books edition).
Contributors include Catherine Andrews, Linda Arnold, Raymond Buve, Sergio Cañedo Gamboa, Eduardo Flores Clair, Juan Ortiz Escamilla, Erika Pani, Terry Rugeley, Anne Staples, Guy P.C. Thomson, and Josefina Zoraida Vazquez.

Table of Contents

List of Maps vii

List of Tables viii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction: Understanding Individual and Collective Insurrectionary Action in Independent Mexico, 1821-1876 xviii

Chronology of Main Events and Pronunciamientos, 1821-1876 xxxvii

1 The Compass Points of Unrest: Pronunciamientos from Within, Without, Above, and Below in Southeast Mexico, 1821-1876 Terry Rugeley 1

2 The Rise and Fall of a Regional Strongman: Felipe de la Garza's Pronunciamiento of 1822 Catherine Andrews 22

3 Veracruz, the Determining Region: Military Pronunciamientos in Mexico, 1821-1846 Juan Ortiz Escamilla 42

4 The Clergy and How It Responded to Calls for Rebellion before the Mid-Nineteenth Century Anne Staples 68

5 José Ramón García Ugarte: Partriot, Federalist, or Malcontent? Linda Arnold 91

6 Ponciano Arriaga and Mariano Ávula's Intellectual Backing of the 14 April 1837 Pronunciamiento of San Luis Potosí Sergio A. CañGamboa 111

7 Ayuntamientos and Pronunciamientos during the Nineteenth Century: Examples from Tlaxcala between Independence and the Reform War Raymond Buve 129

8 The End of the "Catholic Nation": Reform and Reaction in Puebla, 1854-1856 Guy Thomson 148

9 In Search of Power: The Pronunciamientos of General Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga Josefina Zoraida Vázquez 171

10 The Pronunciamientos of Antonio López de Santa Anna, 1821-1867 Will Fowler 205

11 Intervention and Empire: Politics as Usual? Erika Pani 236

12 A Socialist Pronunciamiento: Julio López Chávez's Uprising of 1868 Eduardo Flores Clair 255

Bibliography 277

Contributors 295

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