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Ambitious rebels : remaking honor, law, and liberalism in Venezuela, 1780-1850.

By: Zahler, Reuben, 1968- [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 330 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1306046629; 9781306046626; 9780816599080; 0816599084.Subject(s): Political participation -- Venezuela | Liberalism -- Venezuela | Political culture -- VenezuelaAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Ambitious rebels.DDC classification: 306.20987/09034 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
From colony to liberal republic: the enlightenment experiment -- Bureaucrats ascendant: building a regime of law -- Law versus justice: legalism in the courts -- "Patrimony of the soul": honor in the liberal republic -- Wife, mother, citizen, whore: honor and law for women -- Liberalism without a loyal opposition: the elite consensus cracks, 1830s-40s -- The poor push back.
Summary: "By examining everyday life in Venezuela's post-colonial period, Reuben Zahler provides a broad perspective on conditions throughout the Americas and the tension between traditional norms and new liberal standards during Venezuela's transformation from a Spanish colony to a modern republic"--Provided by publisher.
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From colony to liberal republic: the enlightenment experiment -- Bureaucrats ascendant: building a regime of law -- Law versus justice: legalism in the courts -- "Patrimony of the soul": honor in the liberal republic -- Wife, mother, citizen, whore: honor and law for women -- Liberalism without a loyal opposition: the elite consensus cracks, 1830s-40s -- The poor push back.

"By examining everyday life in Venezuela's post-colonial period, Reuben Zahler provides a broad perspective on conditions throughout the Americas and the tension between traditional norms and new liberal standards during Venezuela's transformation from a Spanish colony to a modern republic"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-317) and index.

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