Between silver and guano commercial policy and the state in postindependence Peru by Paul Gootenberg

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Peru

Subjects:

  • Peru -- Commercial policy -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Peru -- Economic conditions.,
  • Peru -- Politics and government -- 1829-1919.

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Book details

Statementby Paul Gootenberg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF1525 .G66 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2057131M
ISBN 100691078106
LC Control Number88035722

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Phil from the University of Oxford () and a Ph. from the University of Chicago (), and is currently a Professor of History and Co-director of Latin American Studies at the.

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Paul Gootenberg is professor of history at Stony Brook University in New York and author or editor of four other books, including Between Silver and Guano: Commercial Policies and the State in Postindependence Peru.

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