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Is geography destiny? : lessons from Latin America

Author: John Luke Gallup; Alejandro Gaviria; Eduardo Lora
Publisher: Palo Alto, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2003.
Series: Latin American development forum.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gallup, John Luke.
Is geography destiny?
Palo Alto, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2003
(OCoLC)647188711
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Luke Gallup; Alejandro Gaviria; Eduardo Lora
ISBN: 0821354515 9780821354513 0804749272 9780804749275
OCLC Number: 51764014
Description: xiv, 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Is geography destiny? --
1. The channels of influence of geography: Latin America from an international perspective --
The diverse geographical regions of Latin America --
History --
Geography and development --
Will geography matter in the future? 2. The other side of the mountain: the influence of geography within countries --
Mexico --
Bolivia --
Colombia --
Peru --
Brazil --
3. Policies to overcome the limitations of geography --
Regional development --
Research and technology --
Information and market signals --
Urban policies.
Series Title: Latin American development forum.
Responsibility: John Luke Gallup, Alejandro Gaviria, Eduardo Lora.
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