Business History in Latin America

The Experience of Seven Countries

Edited by Carlos Dávila and Rory Miller

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ISBN: 9780853237235

Publication: March 1, 1999

Series: Liverpool Latin American Studies 1

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A new edition of a book first published in Bogotá, this English edition is a crucial addition to the literature on Latin American business history for a wider English-speaking audience, and it will be of interest to business and economic historians generally. Essays are included by leading economic historians of Latin America from the UK and from other countries. Each contributor has managed to relate the business history of a selected country to the main trends in its economic development.

Preface Notes on Contributors Glossary 1. Business History in Latin America: an introduction - RORY MILLER 2. Business History in Argentina - RAÚL GARCÍA HERAS 3. Business History in Brazil from the mid-nineteenth century to 1945 - COLIN M. LEWIS 4. Business History in Chile - LUIS ORTEGA 5. Business History in Colombia - CARLOS DÁVILA 6. Regional Studies and Business History in Mexico since 1975 - MARIO CERUTTI 7. Business History in Peru - RORY MILLER 8. Economic and Business History in Venezuela - RUTH CAPRILES AND MARISOL DE GONZALO 9. Bibliography Index

This book provides a usefully succinct summary of the state of writing about business history in the larger countries of Latin America. [...] It is a useful tool and a stimulus to a vast agenda of further work. As Luis Ortega puts it 'there is a whole history yet to be written.'

Journal of Latin American Studies

...a valuable addition to business historiography that will guide scholars and students through the existing literature and encourage and direct future research.
  Hispanic American Historical Review

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 x 156 mm

192 Pages

ISBN: 9780853237235

Publication: March 1, 1999

Series: Liverpool Latin American Studies 1

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