1st Edition

Inside The Volcano
The History And Political Economy Of Central America





ISBN 9780813309798
Published March 19, 1994 by Routledge
292 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a historical background to recent Central American social unrest, repression, and revolution to help readers engage in current arguments, claims, and debates in a critically and historically informed manner.

Table of Contents

Series in Political Economy and Economic Development in Latin America -- Introduction -- Conquest and Colony, 1500 to 1700 -- Colonial Reform, Political Independence, and the Liberal Experiment, 1700 to 1850 -- The Export Economies: Coffee, Bananas, and Social Structure, 1850 to 1930 -- Economic Decline, War, and the Ascent of the State, 1930 to the 1950s -- Economic Dynamism and Structural Transformation, the 1950s to the Early 1980s -- Economic Dynamism and Political Decay the 1950s to the Early 1980s -- The International Political Economy of Democracy, the 1980s to the Present -- Suggested Readings -- Series in Political Economy and Economic Development in Latin America -- About the Book and Author

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