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Ecuador

An Andean Enigma, 1st Edition

By David W. Schodt

Routledge

188 pages

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Description

This book considers Ecuador's early history, emphasizing the importance of patterns imposed by regionalism and structured by the nation's colonial heritage. It helps the reader to understand some of the apparent continuities and contradictions characterizing Ecuador's political and economic changes.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Spanish Conquest and the Making of the Republic 3. Exports and Politics: From Cacao to Bananas 4. The Politics of Limited Participation: Populist Experiments and the Role of the Military 5. Black Gold: The Petroleum Boom 6. The Military Returns to Power 7. Democratic Politics and Economic Austerity 8. Patterns of Continuity Amidst Change: Prospects for the Future

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General