Textiles, Guano and Railroads: The Role of the United States in the Early Development Failures of Peru, 1818-1876

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Bollinger, William;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Latin American history | American history | Latin American studies | development | guano | oligarchy | Peruvian | railroads | textiles

Peru's importance to the United States in the nineteenth century has been underappreciated because there were few instances of sharp conflict between the two nations. But, beginning with U.S. export of coarse cloth from new cotton mills just after Peruvian independence... View more
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