New PDF release: A History of Chile, 1808–2002 (Cambridge Latin American

By Simon Collier,William F. Sater

ISBN-10: 0521534844

ISBN-13: 9780521534840

ISBN-10: 0521827493

ISBN-13: 9780521827492

A heritage of Chile chronicles the nation's political, social, and fiscal evolution from its independence till the early years of the Lagos regime. utilising fundamental and secondary fabrics, it explores the expansion of Chile's agricultural economic climate, in which the massive landed estates seemed; the nineteenth-century wheat and mining booms; the increase of the nitrate mines; their substitute by way of copper mining; and the diversification of the nation's monetary base. This quantity additionally lines Chile's political improvement from oligarchy to democracy, culminating within the election of Salvador Allende, his overthrow via an army dictatorship, and the go back of popularly elected governments. also, the amount examines Chile's social and highbrow historical past: the method of urbanization, the unfold of schooling and public well-being, the diminution of poverty, the construction of a wealthy highbrow and literary culture, the stories of center and reduce periods and the advance of Chile's distinctive culture.

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