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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His immunity to yellow fever would play a major part in his military successes
against sieges of the port by Colonel José de Echávarri and General José María
Calderón in 1822–23 and 1832, respectively, and in his victory over the ...
20 The city of Veracruz simply did not prosper apace with the commercial and
maritime traffic of its port. Little time or thought was given to the city's architectural
potential. It was a walled cluster of wooden huts, storehouses, and coarse ...
Unlike Doña Fanny and the many foreigners who speedily passed through the
port, terrified of catching yellow fever and unimpressed by the city's rudimentary
architecture, Santa Anna evidently grew to love Veracruz and thrive there.
From Pe- rote Santa Anna wrote to the town council of Veracruz to inform them
that he was going to bring his army down to the port. He stressed that it was not
his intention to hurt the people of Veracruz or their property, but they were
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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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4 A Federalist on the Periphery 18231825
5 Among the Jarochos 18251828
6 General of Tricks 18281832
The Returns of the Phoenix 18321841
10 The Santanista Project 18411844
11 Our Man in Havana 18441846
12 The MexicanAmerican War 18461848
The Autumn of the Patriarch 18491876
13 The Man Who Would Be King 18491855
14 The General in His Labyrinth 18561876
A Good Mexican
7 The Absentee President 18321835
8 The Warrior President 18351837
9 The Landowner President 18371841
A Road Paved with Good Intentions 18411848