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Undoing of Rural Autonomy: The Rise and Fall of Porfirio Jaramillo

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the Atencingo sugar mill and ejidal cooperative in the neighboring state of Puebla, where Porfirio Jaramillo lived. He stood poised to offer a viable way to organize rural ... More


Jenkins of Mexico: How a Southern Farm Boy Became a Mexican Magnate

Andrew Paxman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190455743
eISBN:
9780190651183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

William O. Jenkins (1878–1963) was a Tennessee farm boy who ventured to Mexico in search of fortune and became that country’s wealthiest and most infamous industrialist. Dropping out of Vanderbilt, ... More


Superintendents, Welsh Settlement Networks, Patterns

Ronald L. Lewis

in Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coalfields

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832202
eISBN:
9781469605814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887905_lewis.6
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the Reverend Daniel Jenkins Williams's One Hundred Years of Welsh Calvinistic Methodism in America, in which he provides a survey of the development of his denomination by ... More


Taking History Forward: The Institutionalization of Authoritarianism, 1958–1962

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter tracks new mobilizations at the cooperative in Morelos to oust corrupt managers. Not only did this organizing include new actors, such as health care workers and women, it also coincided ... More


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