A History of Chile, 1808-2002

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Cambridge University Press, Oct 18, 2004 - Business & Economics - 454 pages
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A History of Chile chronicles the nation's political, social, and economic evolution from its independence until the early years of the Lagos regime. Employing primary and secondary materials, it explores the growth of Chile's agricultural economy, during which the large landed estates appeared; the nineteenth-century wheat and mining booms; the rise of the nitrate mines; their replacement by copper mining; and the diversification of the nation's economic base. This volume also traces Chile's political development from oligarchy to democracy, culminating in the election of Salvador Allende, his overthrow by a military dictatorship, and the return of popularly elected governments. Additionally, the volume examines Chile's social and intellectual history: the process of urbanization, the spread of education and public health, the diminution of poverty, the creation of a rich intellectual and literary tradition, the experiences of middle and lower classes and the development of Chile's unique culture.
 

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Contents

Birth of a nationsrare 1800s1830s i
3
Histotical Background and Contemporary Problems
8
The Radicals the General of Hope and the Lions Son
9
A Brad ing Mines and Merchanti in Bourbon Mexico 17631810
22
Independence 180830
30
The Mexican People between Church and State 19261929
32
Race Color and National Independence in Haiti
34
Jonathan C Brown A Socioeconomic History of Argentina 17761860
36
Mexican Regions 17501824
61
Elite Culture and Society in Turnofthe Century Rio at Janeito
62
Victor BulmerThomas The Political Economy of Central Ametica since 1920
65
Jonathan Hatrlyn The Politics of Coalition Rule in Colombia
66
Chatles H Wood and Jose Alberto Magno de Catvalho The Demography of Inequality 1n Brazil
67
The Domestic World of Servanti and Masters in NineteenthCentury Rto de Janeito
68
Juazelro and Petrolina 1n Trans1tion
69
Native Histotical Interpretation in the Colombian Andes
70

Btirain Spain and the Abolition of the Cuban Slave Trade
37
A Brading caudillo and Peasant in the Mexican Revolution
38
A Pol1tical Economy of the P1onttr Froneser in Brazil from 19 3o to the Present
39
Naesonal1st Movementi and Srate Companies
40
Indian Pen 15201620
44
A Case Study of the State as Entrepreneur
45
A H1story of Colonial Span1sh Amer1ca and Braz1l
46
Adolfo Figueroa capitalist Development and the Peasant Economy in
47
Regional Development in the Central Highlands of Peru
48
The Case of the Automobile Industry
49
Polscy and Pracesce in Three Laesn American cieses
50
The conservative serrlement 183041
52
A Case Study in Cuban Labor History 18601958
54
CounterRevolution and Reconstruction
55
Politics Economy and Society 17771811
57
Struggles of the National Peasant Association 19671981
58
The tise of a republic 1830s1880s
71
Chatles Guy Gillespie Negotiating Democracy Politicians and Generals 1n Ungmey
72
The Liberal impulse 184176
104
Ctisis and wat 187683
125
The nitrare era 1880s1930s
147
The Lion and the mule 192038
202
The industtial impulse 1930s1960s
264
Democtacy and dicratorship 1960s2000s
303
The Chilean road to socialism 197073
330
The Pinocher yeats
359
Reencounrer with history 19902002
390
Glossaty of Spanish terms
415
Further reading
423
Index
437
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