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Planters and Politics in Peru, 1895-1919
(Cambridge University Press, 1991-10)
Article explores Peruvian political development in the period 1895-1919, with a focus on the activities of the Civilistas Party, Guillermo Billinghurst, and Augusto B. Leguia.
Imagining Mexico in 1910: Visions of the Patria in the Centennial Celebration in Mexico City
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-08)
Mexico’s 1910 Centenario reflected a popular trend in Western Europe and its former colonies to use centenaries of important historical events to promote political programmes and philosophies through the construction of ...
Capitalist Agriculture and Labour Contracting in Northern Peru, 1880-1905
(Cambridge University Press, 1980)
Article argues that the process of enganche, or the procurement of native highlanders to labor in coastal Peruvian sugar plantations, stemmed in the period 1880-1905 from elements of coercion and violence, as well as capital ...
Chinese Plantation Workers and Social Conflict in Peru in the late Nineteenth Century
(Cambridge University Press, 1989-10)
Examines Chinese plantation workers' transition from indentured servitude to wage labor in Peru of the late nineteenth century, providing detailed anlaysis of labour conditions in the Condor and Sana Valleys.
United States Copper Companies, the State, and Labour Conflict in Mexico, 1900-1910
(Cambridge University Press, 1994-10)
Article explores worker strikes in the Mexican copper industry, incorporating elemetns of both traditional interpretations, emphasizing the activities as precursor to the Mexican Revolution, and revisionist interpretations ...