Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 394
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This book offers new topics and new perspectives on the economic history of Argentina before the 1930 Depression. It focuses on the evolution on early industrialization in a country primarily associated with cattle-ranching and agriculture, and single-mindedly characterized as a case of a successful export economy. Taking an original approach, the book cross-examines traditional economic issues, such as production and finances, and new cultural patterns, such as consumption, the role of women, paternalism, and ideology. The first years of Argentina's industrialization, from the 1870s to the 1920s, coincided with a time of great innovation, a brisk turn from tradition, and quick modernization. This book shows that industry not only helped Argentina's economy along, but spearheaded its modernization. It challenges the long-lasting "canonical version" that industry was a victim of a capital market and a state extremely hostile to manufacturing. Access to financing for industrial...