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The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Eduardo Posada-Carbó


This book is a study of the role of regions in the development of modern nations in Latin America. It focuses on the Colombian Caribbean between 1870 and 1950. It examines the achievements and shortcomings of arable agriculture and the significance of the livestock industry, the link between town and countryside, the influence of foreign migrants and foreign capital, the relationship between local and national politics, and the extent to which regionalism represented a challenge to the consolidation of the national state in Colombia. This original study opens up the area to scholarly scrutiny ... More

Keywords: Colombian Caribbean, Latin America, arable agriculture, livestock industry, foreign migrants, local politics, national politics, regionalism, Colombia, national state

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198206286
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eduardo Posada-Carbó, author
Institute of Latin American Studies, London