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Extra resources for [Dissertation] Debating the Nation: Print Culture and the Consolidation of the Peruvian Republic: From Flora Tristán to the Revista de Lima 1838-1863
Which inevitably led to progress. At the time that the Beyjsta was launched in 1859. there was a labor shortage in the booming export and industrial sectors of the economy; thus, laws regulating the labor force were especially contentious. Afthough slavery and the Indian tribute were formally abolished in 1854. the landed oligarchy tied many workers to their estates in the Andes through a debt peonage system. Priests still benefited from the unremunerated labor of indigenous parishioners. The ·liberal- urban bourgeoisie advocated a modernizing wage labor model, as 7U Andenlon 22-38.
During Pardo's term as president, Nicolas Perola -led military revolts against him to protest what he saw as the govemment's anticlericalism. "71 Lavalle is identified in the ojccjonarjo as a member of the political party -Nacional· and as a supporter of Nicol4s de Pierola, Pardo's arch-enemy. Interestingly enough, Pierola wrote for the magazine EI pro;raso cat61jco, which was founded with the support of the Archbishop of Uma, Goyeneche, in order to combat the -anticlericalism- of the 8evista. In addition to his slide to the right politically, Lavalle also differed from most of his fellow authors in another important way: as the sole heir to the fortune generated by the largest sugar plantation in Peru, he was obviously independently wealthy.
And replaced it with a secular. capitalist discourse that formed the national bourgeois imaginary. They tied economic behavior to one's moral status; the material aspects of life became connected with one's moral life in a new way. · which had formerly been stigmatized as the duty of the poor. or slaves. became an acceptable ·occupation· for creoles. as part of the societal shifts that were precursors to Peru's full entry into the world economy. Instead of enslavement to original sin. the authors of the Bevista wrote that Peruvians were enslaved to backwardness.