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By Simon Collier,William F. Sater

ISBN-10: 0521534844

ISBN-13: 9780521534840

ISBN-10: 0521827493

ISBN-13: 9780521827492

A background of Chile chronicles the nation's political, social, and financial evolution from its independence till the early years of the Lagos regime. making use of fundamental and secondary fabrics, it explores the expansion of Chile's agricultural financial system, in which the massive landed estates seemed; the nineteenth-century wheat and mining booms; the increase of the nitrate mines; their substitute by way of copper mining; and the diversification of the nation's fiscal base. This quantity additionally strains Chile's political improvement from oligarchy to democracy, culminating within the election of Salvador Allende, his overthrow by way of an army dictatorship, and the go back of popularly elected governments. also, the quantity examines Chile's social and highbrow heritage: the method of urbanization, the unfold of schooling and public healthiness, the diminution of poverty, the construction of a wealthy highbrow and literary culture, the reviews of heart and reduce sessions and the improvement of Chile's specific culture.

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