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The Political Thought Of José María Luis Mora, 1794-1850, Morris L. Simon Sep 1954

The Political Thought Of José María Luis Mora, 1794-1850, Morris L. Simon

Latin American Studies ETDs

This work undertakes a study of some aspects of the thought of one man, Doctor José María Luis Mora, a Mexican liberal of the nineteenth century. Naturally, selection by the writer has narrowed considerably the scope of this study. Two factors have conditioned the choice of material from Dr. Mora's breadbasket of ideas: (1) its relevancy to the Mexico of Mora's day, and (2) its value in revealing Mora as a political thinker.


A Study Of The Political Aspects Of Positivism In Mexico, Sam Schulman Jun 1949

A Study Of The Political Aspects Of Positivism In Mexico, Sam Schulman

Political Science ETDs

The purpose of this thesis is to review the history of Positivism in Mexico, however summarily and limited, to find its place in the structure of the Porfirian government, to reach a number of conclusions based upon this investigation--in all, to understand better the ideas behind the actions of recent Mexican history.


New Mexico's Struggles For Statehood, 1903-1907, Mary J. Masters Feb 1942

New Mexico's Struggles For Statehood, 1903-1907, Mary J. Masters

History ETDs

In a study of New Mexico's efforts to win statehood, the joint statehood period (1903 to 1907) presents unusual interest. It was during these years that an attempt was made on the part of the administration and certain congressional leaders to unite New Mexico and Arizona and admit them as one state. The period is a distinct episode in the struggle of New Mexico for admission in the union.

It is the purpose of this paper to trace the story of jointure, to discuss the origin of the policy, and to analyze the arguments of the opposing factions. Frequent ...