Capitalists, Caciques, and Revolution: The Native Elite and Foreign Enterprise in Chihuahua, Mexico, 1854-1911

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Index
Agriculture: commercialization of, 73, 155
Ahumada, Miguel, 132, 146; compromise governor, 41-42; governor, 182 (n. 73)
Alarcón, Manuel ( governor of Morelos), 41- 42
Alvarado, Pedro (mining tycoon), 90; em- ployees of, 124
Alvarez, Diego (political boss of Guerrero [state]), 3, 42, 151, 172 (n. 7)
Alvarez, Juan (political boss of Guerrero), 3, 151, 172 (n. 7)
American Smelting and Refining Company (ASARCO), 64, 77, 78, 81-82, 98, 160, 161; and rate wars in smelting, 77; rela- tions of, with Porfirio Diaz, 86; and elite representatives, 91; relations of, with the Maderos, 93; as employer, 122; wages paid, 123-24; workers, 127, 129; employ- ment, 128
Anti-reelectionists, 95, 99, 100, 103, 136, 138, 140, 201 (nn. 10 and 11); relations of, with workers, 128; founding of Chihua- huan clubs, 141
Apaches: raids by, 10, 12, 13, 34; defeat of, by Mexicans, 26-27
Arellano family: cooptation of, by Terrazas, 32
Army, federal, 145, 152
Artisans, 99-100
Ayutla, Plan de, 22, 26
Bachíniva: revolutionary hotbed, 111, 136; political abuses in, 136
Banco Central Mexicano, 54, 56
Banco Comercial Refaccionario, 54
Banco Hipotecario de Crédito Territorial Mexicano, 54
Banco Minero de Chihuahua, 40, 45, 53-58, 94, 181 (nn. 63 and 64); founding of, 38; robbery of, 57-58, 135, 137
Banco Nacional de México, 30
Banking, 182 (n. 73)
Batopilas, 76
Batopilas Mining Company, 105
Becerra, Buenaventura, 91-92
Becerra family (political bosses of Urique), 39, 137; allies of the Terrazas, 39
Benton, William: conflict of, with peasants of San Lorenzo, 111-12
Bocoyna: political protests in, 136; Anti- reelectionists in, 136
Botello, José María (ally of the Terrazas in Parral), 38
Businessmen, border: relations with the Ter- razas, 92
Caciques, 3, 84; definition of, 172 (n. 3); abuses of, 137
Caciquismo: emergence of, 10
Caja de Ahorros de la República Mexicana, 54
Camino Real ( Santa Fe to Ciudad Chihua- hua), 74
Cananea strike, 78, 126, 129, 156; role of Partido Liberal Mexicano in, 142
Caraveo, Marcelo (railroad subcontractor and

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Capitalists, Caciques, and Revolution: The Native Elite and Foreign Enterprise in Chihuahua, Mexico, 1854-1911
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction 3
  • 1 - A Harsh and Violent Land 8
  • 2 - The Rise of the Terrazas 26
  • 3 - The Economic Empire of the Terrazas 43
  • 4 - Foreign Enterprise and Economic Development 71
  • 5 - Elite and Foreign Enterprise 84
  • 6 - The Rise of the Middle Class 95
  • 7 - Peasants to Arms 104
  • 8 - The Origins of Working-Class Discontent 117
  • 9 - The Restoration of the Terrazas, 1903-1911 131
  • 10 - Revolution 139
  • 11 - Conclusion 148
  • Epilogue 165
  • Appendix the Terrazas Family Tree 167
  • Notes 171
  • Belected Bibliography 205
  • Index 225
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