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From Sovereign Villages to National States: City, State, and Federation in Central America, 1759-1839
by Jordana Dym
The role of the city--as an institution, as a political ideal, as a training ground for politicians--has been neglected in historical studies of Spanish American independence. Connecting the political changes of the Bourbon Reforms (1759-1788) and constitutional monarchy (1808-1821) to those of the independence era (1821-1839), Jordana Dym's analysis of Central America's e ...more
Published November 1st 2006 by University of New Mexico Press
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