Foundations of despotism : peasants, the Trujillo regime, and modernity in Dominican history

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Turits, Richard Lee.
Physical Description:x, 384 pages : map ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages [349]-368) and index.
Published: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003.
ISBN:0804743533 (cloth : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • Freedom in El Monte : from slaves to independent peasants in colonial Santo Domingo
  • Imagining modernity : peasants, property, and the state in the century after independence
  • Peasant-state compromise and rural transformation under the Trujillo dictatorship
  • Negotiating dictatorship : landowners, state officials, and everyday contests over agrarian reform
  • Bordering the nation : race, colonization, and the 1937 Haitian massacre in the Dominican frontier
  • Taming the countryside : agricultural colonies as rural reform under the Trujillo regime
  • Memories of dictatorship : rural culture and everyday forms of state formation under Trujillo
  • The birth of a Dominican sugar empire and the decline of the Trujillo regime.