Cambridge Economic History of Latin America 2 Volume Hardback Set
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BeschreibungProvides access to the current state of expert knowledge about Latin Americas economic past from the Spanish conquest to the beginning of the twenty-first century. It includes work from diverse perspectives, disciplines, and methodologies from qualitative historical analysis of policies and institutions to cliometrics, the new institutional economics, and environmental sciences. Volume one includes the colonial and independence eras up to 1850. Volume two treats the long twentieth century from the onset of modern economic growth to the present.
PortraitVictor Bulmer-Thomas is the Director of Chatham House, the London home of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and Professor Emeritus at the University of London. He is a Director of the new India Investment Trust. He is the editor of The Economic History of Latin America Since Independence, Second Edition (2003) and Regional Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Political Economy of Open Regionalism (2001). John H. Coatsworth is Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs in the Department of History at Harvard University. In addition to serving as the Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies since its founding in 1994, he chairs the University Committee on Human Rights Studies. His recent books include Latin America and the World Economy since 1800, edited with Alan M. Taylor (1998) and Culturas Econtradas: Cuba y los Estados Unidos, Edited with Rafael Hernandez (2001). Roberto Cortes Conde is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Universidad de San Andres in Buenos Aires, Argentina and a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of History of Spain. A former Guggenheim Fellow, he has published numerous books and scholarly articles. His most recent books include La Economia Argentina en el Largo Plazo (Siglos xix yxx)(1997), Transferring Wealth and Power from the Old to the New World: Monetary and Fiscal Institutions in the 17th Through the 19th Century (2002), edited with Michael D. Bordo, and Historia Economica Mundial (2003).
Pressestimmen'Twenty-seven essays bring out clearly and succinctly the main trends and developments in the region ... An extraordinary battle is raging today in Latin America for the region's soul ... this fine work should greatly aid our understanding of that heated debate.' Times Literary Supplement
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 1500 Seiten