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Author Quintana, Alejandro, 1969-

Title Maximino Avila Camacho and the one-party state : the taming of caudillismo and caciquismo in post-revolutionary Mexico / Alejandro Quintana
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 155 pages)
Contents A long and winding road to peace and stability (1820-1929) -- The authoritarian workshop (1891-1934) -- A new breed of "caudillo" (1929-1936) -- A basket with some rotten apples (1937-1941) -- With a gun in his hand (1941-1945) -- Glossary
Summary Maximino Avila Camacho and the One-Party State is a political biography of General Maximino Avila Camacho (1891-1945), a powerful regional politician at the time when a party claiming to represent the goals of the Mexican Revolution first developed its long standing monopoly of Mexican politics. By tracing his career, we learn how and why the goals that had originally inspired the 'party of the revolution'-primarily democracy and social justice-were sacrificed in order to empower it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ávila Camacho, Maximino, 1891-1945.
Caciques (Indian leaders) -- Mexico -- History.
Caudillos -- Mexico -- History.
One-party systems -- Mexico -- History.
Political corruption -- Mexico -- History.
Politicians -- Mexico -- Biography.
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1867-1910.
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1910-1946.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739137492 (electronic bk.)
1299641776 (ebk)
9780739137499 (electronic bk.)
9781299641778 (ebk)