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Brazilian Independence: Change and Continuity

João Paulo Pimenta.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7784 words.

Stemming from an accelerated and tumultuous process unleashed by European wars in the first decade of the 19th century, Brazil and Portugal split politically in 1822. In a sense, Brazil’s...

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Caste Wars in Yucatán

Michele McArdle Stephens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7513 words.

The Caste Wars of the Yucatán tore apart the peninsula between 1847 and 1901. While the violence was not constant throughout the more than five decades between the start and conclusion of...

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The Economy during the Mexican Revolution

Mark Wasserman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7930 words.

The Mexican economy consisted of activities at the international, national, and local levels, including the export of minerals and agricultural commodities, manufactures and agriculture for...

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Emiliano Zapata and Revolutionary Mexico, 1910–1919

Paul Hart.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 6987 words.

Emiliano Zapata led the Liberating Army of the South during the Mexican Revolution. Zapata’s movement began with a demand for land reform, and his beliefs are most often captured by...

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General Victoriano Huerta and the Mexican Revolution

Friedrich Schuler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 10399 words.

General Victoriano Huerta (1850–1916) stands out as the bête noire of twentieth-century Mexico. He was a career army officer who had attained the rank of general. Other generals and the old...

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Guerrilla Movements and Armed Struggle in Cold War Mexico

Alexander Aviña.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7515 words.

After decades of revolutionary upheaval and political violence that began early in the 20th century, Mexico had seemingly achieved stability and a relative level of social peace by the...

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Liberalism in the Spanish Atlantic

Roberto Breña.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions; Colonialism and Imperialism. 14268 words.

The role that liberals and liberalism played from the beginning of the crisis hispánica of 1808 until the death of Simón Bolívar in 1830 can be separated for analytical purposes in two...

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Mexico’s Centennial Celebration of Independence in 1910

Michael J. Gonzales.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 9570 words.

Porfirio Díaz’s liberal dictatorship used the centenary of independence to promote material progress, political stability, and the mestizo nation, all of which have remained important...

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Mexico’s First Decades of Independence

Christon I. Archer and Stephen B. Neufeld.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Urban History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 18549 words.

By 1821, a decade of bloody warfare had fragmented the viceroyalty of New Spain, divided the population into hostile factions of patriots and royalists, and intensified old hatreds among...

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Popular Revolts in the Empire of Brazil

Monica Duarte Dantas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 12525 words.

Scholars have long studied the rebellious movements that rattled Brazil after its independence and during the so-called Regency period. The scholarship has mainly focused on understanding...

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