Chile

Chile : The Legacy of Hispanic Capitalism

3.5 (14 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

This examination of Chile's history covers the colonial period through to the present. It has a thematic style, which, by emphasizing continuities in such areas as urbanization, modernization, the role of the military, workers and rural labour in society and politics, allows a coherent picture of Chile's historical development to emerge through the narrative. For this edition, all information has been updated, and a chapter has been added which covers events in Chile during the nineties, focusing especially on the transition from military to civilian government. A number of new photographs have also been added.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 444 pages
  • 154.9 x 233.4 x 20.8mm | 676.8g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • numerous halftones, tables and maps
  • 0195120205
  • 9780195120202
  • 1,642,054

Review quote

"An engaging account which takes the reader from the early 16th century to the very edge of the 21st, giving a full overview and a rich analysis of the country's achievements, tragedies, and hopes, coupled with in-depth and fascinating portraits of her heroes and villains."--Luis Ortega, Universidad de Santiago de Chileshow more

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION; 1 LAND AND SOCIETY; 2 THE POLITICS OF CONQUEST; 3 HISPANIC CAPITALISM; 4 INDEPENDENCE AND THE AUTOCRATIC REPUBLIC; 5 MODERNIZATION AND MISERY; 6 NITRATE; 7 POLITICS, LABOUR AND THE SOCIAL QUESTION; 8 CHILEAN DEMOCRACY; 9 CHRISTIANS AND MARXISTS; 10 DICTATORSHIP; 11 CONCERTACION: THE PAST AND PRESENTshow more

Rating details

14 ratings
3.5 out of 5 stars
5 14% (2)
4 29% (4)
3 50% (7)
2 7% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X