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Latin America in the world economy [electronic resource] : mercantile colonialism to global capitalism / Frederick Stirton Weaver.

By: Weaver, Frederick Stirton, 1939-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Latin American perspectives (Boulder, Colo.): Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 252 p.).ISBN: 9780813346649 (electronic bk.); 0813346649 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Latin America -- Foreign economic relations | Latin America -- Economic conditions | Latin America -- Economic policy | Am�erique latine -- Relations �economiques ext�erieures | Am�erique latine -- Conditions �economiques | Am�erique latine -- Politique �economique | Internationale economische betrekkingen | Economische situatie | Wirtschaftspolitik | Wirtschaft | Au�enhandel | Lateinamerika | Latin America -- Economic conditions | Latin America -- Economic policy | Latin America -- Foreign economic relations | Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Latin America in the world economy.DDC classification: 337.8 Other classification: 83.40 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Ronald Chilcote -- 1. The Changing World Economy: Introduction and Early History -- 2. Competitive Capitalist Industrialization, Free Trade Imperialism, and Latin American Independence, 1700-1850 -- 3. Finance Capitalism, the New Imperialism, and Latin American Export Economies, 1850-1930 -- 4. Modern Times, Bretton Woods, and Transnational Corporations, 1920-1970s -- 5. Import Substitution and Semi-Industrialization in Latin America, 1930-1970s -- 6. International Competition and the Dissolution of Modern Times -- 7. Debt, Democracy, and Uncertain Transformations: Latin American in a New World.
Summary: Latin America in the World Economy considers the dual aspect of Latin American development: how external factors (phases of world capitalism since Columbus) interweave with internal factors (Latin American culture, politics, and social groups). Within his skillful approach, Weaver demonstrates how domestic social conflicts and power relations have consistently capitalized on changes in the international economy, while, conversely, engagement with the international economy has consistently constrained local struggles and patterns of change. With over half of the book dedicated to the "shor.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-240) and index.

Foreword / Ronald Chilcote -- 1. The Changing World Economy: Introduction and Early History -- 2. Competitive Capitalist Industrialization, Free Trade Imperialism, and Latin American Independence, 1700-1850 -- 3. Finance Capitalism, the New Imperialism, and Latin American Export Economies, 1850-1930 -- 4. Modern Times, Bretton Woods, and Transnational Corporations, 1920-1970s -- 5. Import Substitution and Semi-Industrialization in Latin America, 1930-1970s -- 6. International Competition and the Dissolution of Modern Times -- 7. Debt, Democracy, and Uncertain Transformations: Latin American in a New World.

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Latin America in the World Economy considers the dual aspect of Latin American development: how external factors (phases of world capitalism since Columbus) interweave with internal factors (Latin American culture, politics, and social groups). Within his skillful approach, Weaver demonstrates how domestic social conflicts and power relations have consistently capitalized on changes in the international economy, while, conversely, engagement with the international economy has consistently constrained local struggles and patterns of change. With over half of the book dedicated to the "shor.

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