Santa Anna of Mexico
U of Nebraska Press, 2007 M12 1 - 501 páginas
The Santa Anna is an intelligent, dynamic, yet reluctant leader, ingeniously deceptive at times, courageous and patriotic at others. This book provides a picture of Santa Anna's life, with new insights into his activities in his bailiwick of Veracruz and in his numerous military engagements.
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On 1 March 1816, José García Dávila left Mexico City to assume the
governorship of Veracruz for a second stint. By all accounts Santa Anna soon
became the “closest aide-de-camp of the new governor, Don José García Dávila.
”22 It had ...
He offered Dávila his respect and affection: “I have always thought of myself as
your son.” Under Dávila he had prospered in the army. Thanks to Dávila, his
enemies [i.e., the Rincones] had been unable to disarm him. He admitted it was ...
Dávila was not amused. ... lives of over three hundred Americans (Mexicans).17
We do not know how Santa Anna felt when he read Dávila's vitriolic description of
him, or what he made of Dávila's decision to place José Rincón up against him.
Dávila was determined to deny Santa Anna the satisfaction of being the one to
liberate the port. Santa Anna was clearly prepared to lay waste the port if that was
what it would take to crush Dávila's stubborn resistance. He claimed he had done
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In this unabashedly revisionist biography, Fowler (Latin American studies, Univ. of St. Andrews, Scotland; Mexico in the Age of Proposals, 1821-1853) presents Santa Anna not as a politician but as a ... Leer comentario completo
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