Tropical Capitalism : the Industrialization of Belo Horizonte, Brazil (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Tropical Capitalism : the Industrialization of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Author: Marshall C Eakin
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tropical Capitalism traces the rise of Brazil's second largest industrial center, a planned city created in the 1890s as the capital of Minas Gerais, the nation's second most populous state. Marshall Eakin offers the industrialization of Belo Horizonte as an example of an extreme form of the pattern of Brazilian industrialization - a variation of capitalism characterized by state intervention, clientelism, family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall C Eakin
ISBN: 9781137087225 1137087226 9781349622702 1349622702 0312223064 9780312223069
OCLC Number: 1004381634
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Varieties of Capitalism Industry, Technology, and Development Building Belo Horizonte: Politicians and Entrepreneurs, 1890s-1940s Technology and Industrialization, 1890s-1940s Technocrats and Industrialists, 1940s-1960s The 'Quadruple Alliance,' 1960s-1980s Webs of Power: A Century of Industrialization
Responsibility: by Marshall C. Eakin.

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Marshall Eakin offers the industrialization of Belo Horizonte as an example of an extreme form of the pattern of Brazilian industrialization - a variation of capitalism characterized by state  Read more...

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'Tropical Capitalism is an example of the quality scholarship one has come to expect of Marshall Eakin.' - Douglas Cole Libby, Enterprise & Society'...good scholarship that addresses useful Read more...

 
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