Download PDF by Simon Collier,William F. Sater: A History of Chile, 1808–2002 (Cambridge Latin American

By Simon Collier,William F. Sater

A background of Chile chronicles the nation's political, social, and monetary evolution from its independence until eventually the early years of the Lagos regime. applying basic and secondary fabrics, it explores the expansion of Chile's agricultural economic system, within which the massive landed estates seemed; the nineteenth-century wheat and mining booms; the increase of the nitrate mines; their alternative by way of copper mining; and the diversification of the nation's monetary base. This quantity additionally strains 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 healthiness, the diminution of poverty, the construction of a wealthy highbrow and literary culture, the stories of center and reduce sessions and the advance of Chile's special culture.

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