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Author Chambers, Sarah C., 1963- author.

Title Families in war and peace : Chile from colony to nation / Sarah C. Chambers
Published Durham ; London : Duke University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 288 pages) : illustrations
Contents Families at war -- Kin mobilized for war: the Carrera family drama, 1810-1824 -- Reconquest and war to the death: patriot and royalist families face sanctions and separation -- Émigres, refugees, and property seizures: Chilean officials in the role of family providers -- Reconciling the national family -- Constituting the greater Chilean family: Nation-State formation and the restitution of property -- Protecting soldiers' patrimony: expanding pension eligibility for widows and orphans -- Enforcing paternal responsibilities: legal disputes over family maintenance and custody
Summary Sarah C. Chambers examines the important role that family played in Chile's transition from colony to nation in the early eighteenth century. She shows how family members mobilized family networks for political ends, and argues that the Chilean state enacted paternalist laws to form a stable government and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276) and index
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Subject Families -- Political aspects -- Chile -- 18th century
Families -- Chile -- History -- 18th century
Families -- Political aspects.
Familjer -- historia.
Familjer -- politiska aspekter -- historia.
HISTORY / Latin America / South America
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Politische Psychologie
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Social conditions.
Sozialer Wandel
Chile -- History -- 18th century
Chile -- Social conditions -- 18th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014043466
ISBN 0822375567