Early Effects of the European War Upon the Finance, Commerce and Industry of Chile, by L. S. Rowe

Early Effects of the European War Upon the Finance, Commerce and Industry of Chile, by L. S. Rowe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...a benefit to their people as well as to the rest of the world. It is believed that this study, in spite of the fact that it was written two and one-half years ago, will be of interest in connection with that by Seflor Vildesola on Chile and the European War, published by the Endowment in its Division of Intercourse and Education. The reader must remember that it was written soon after the outbreak of the European War and that the figures are those of that period. It is believed, however, that the material will be of value as indicating the immediate effect at the outbreak of the war on the commerce, finances, and industries of Chile. David Kinley, Editor. FOREWORD The material contained in this report was collated during the course of a visit to Chile in the summer of 1915. The purpose of the Carnegie Endowment was to secure a series of studies setting forth the effect of the European War on certain of the countries of South America. It is important in reading this report to bear in mind that its purpose is to explain the immediate effects of the outbreak of the European War on the finances, commerce and industry of Chile. The report was submitted to the Endowment late in 1915. The period that has elapsed since its preparation has witnessed marked changes in the financial and industrial situation of Chile. The rapid rise in the price of nitrate and copper has brought these industries to the highest level of prosperity. The situation in 1918 is in marked contrast with that which prevailed immediately after the outbreak of the war. L. S. Rowe. University of Pennsylvania, February, 1918. CONTENTS PAGE I. The Economic And Physical Background 39 A. The Nitrate And Mineral Region Of The North 41 B. The Agricultural Central District 43 C. The Southern...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236540182
  • 9781236540188