Thirteen. New Nations and New Citizens: Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century Mexico, Peru, and Argentina

  1. Thomas H. Holloway Professor of History President Executive Secretary of CLAH
  1. Sarah C. Chambers

Published Online: 21 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444391633.ch13

A Companion to Latin American History

A Companion to Latin American History

How to Cite

Chambers, S. C. (2010) New Nations and New Citizens: Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century Mexico, Peru, and Argentina, in A Companion to Latin American History (ed T. H. Holloway), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444391633.ch13

Editor Information

  1. University of California at Davis, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405131612

Online ISBN: 9781444391633

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Keywords:

  • new nations and new citizens - political culture in nineteenth-century Mexico, Peru, and Argentina;
  • Spanish America and politics - in nineteenth-century;
  • political instability, a hallmark of early national Spanish America;
  • Mexico, the scene of the earliest explosions - of electoral activity;
  • first independent government in Mexico - preserving framework of 1812 Spanish constitution;
  • 1828 events in Mexico - stage for the country's political culture;
  • successful alliance, between peasants and political–military leaders in Guerrero - program of popular federalism;
  • mestizo peasants, asserting - the right to govern their own communities;
  • Peruvian peasants, like their Mexican counterparts - adopting language of republicanism;
  • Argentina, native peoples - beyond control of colonial and early national states in southern reaches of continent

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mexico

  • Peru

  • Argentina

  • Conclusion

  • bibliography