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State And Society In The Dominican Republic

1st Edition

By Emelio Betances


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This book offers an analysis of the formation of the Dominican state and explores the development of state-society relations since the late nineteenth century. Emelio Betances argues that the groundwork for the establishment of a modern state was laid during the regimes of Ulises Heureaux and Ramres. The U.S. military government that followed later

Table of Contents

Introduction: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1 Nineteenth-Century Regionalism, Political Struggle, and State Formation, 2 Capitalist Agriculture and Class-State Formation at the Turn ofthe Century, 3 Merchants and the Integration of the State into the International Credit System, 4 The Beginnings of the Modern Dominican State, 5 State Formation and the U.S. Military Occupation, 6 Class and State Formation Under Trujillo, 7 Consolidation of the Modern State, Class Formation, and Capitalist Restructuring, 8 State and Class Formation in the Dominican Republic: Some Conclusions

About the Author

Emelio Betances is associate professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Gettysburg College.

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