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Description - An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Latin America by Enrique Cardenas

This text explores the impact on Latin America of the extraordinary transformation of the international economy that took place in the half century or so that preceded the world depression of the 1930s. The author's show how the response varied in terms of both growth and distribution, shaped by varying preconditions, and by natural resources and geography. The interplay of economic developments with political and social structures had profound and varied effects on policy making and on institutions that were of great significance for later decades.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333913048
ISBN-10: 0333913043
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 329
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Enrique Cardenas

ENRIQUE CARDENAS is Professor of Economics and Rector of Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla. - JOSE ANTONIO OCAMPO is Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. He is a former Finance Minister of Colombia, Director (Minister) of the National Planning Department of Colombia and Minister of Agriculture of Colombia. - ROSEMARY THORP is Reader in the Economics of Latin America at the University of Oxford, Director of the Latin American Centre and a Fellow of St Antony's College. Recent books include, Progress, Poverty and Exclusion: An Economic History of Latin America in the Twentieth Century.