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Britain and Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Author: Rory Miller
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, ©1993.
Series: Studies in modern history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the "Studies in Modern History" series, this text examines the relationship between Latin America and Britain during the 19th- and 20th-centuries.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rory Miller
ISBN: 0582497213 9780582497214 0582218772 9780582218772
OCLC Number: 318160325
Description: xiv, 327 p. : cuadros, mapas ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: the growth and decline of British interests; the evolution of Latin America; questions and controversies; themes of the book. Part 2 The origins of British interest in Latin America - the colonial and independence eras: British trade and the Spanish empire before independence; England and the Portuguese empire in the 18th century; the independence period (1806-1825). Part 3 The British government and Latin America from independence to 1914: the 50 fifty years after independence; the government and Latin America, 1870-1914. Part 4 Latin America and British business in the first half-century after independence: the trade; the merchants; Latin America and the British commercial presence; British investment. Part 5 The merchants and trade, 1870-1914: the merchants; the Latin American export trade; the debate about British exports. Part 6 The investment boom and its consequences: the pattern of investment; Latin American public debt; company formation; consequences and problems of investment. Part 7 Three perspectives on the links with Britain in the boom years - Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Part 8 The first World War and its aftermath: the first World War; the postwar decade - the British viewpoint; the postwar decade - the Latin American viewpoint; Argentina, Brazil and the British connection in the 1920s. Part 9 The loss of British influence - the Great Depression and the Second World War: trade and investment in the 1930s; Argentina, Brazil and Britain in the 1930s; the Second World War; the postwar years. Part 10 The relationship between Britain and Latin America in retrospect: the dynamics of the relationship; questions of imperialism and dependency; epilogue - Britain and Latin America since 1950.
Series Title: Studies in modern history.
Responsibility: Rory Miller.

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"Tyhe book is a ground-breaking guide. The strengths of the text lie in its organisation [it] succeeds in providing LAtin Americanists with an invaulable source."Latin American Studies

 
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