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A History of Chile, 1808–2002

A History of Chile, 1808–2002

2nd Edition

$36.99 (G)

Part of Cambridge Latin American Studies

  • Date Published: October 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521534840

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  • Providing an overview of Chilean history for the general reader as well as the specialist, this text employs primary and secondary materials to analyze the nation's political, economic, and social evolution from independence to 2002. Unlike other works, the volume examines in depth the most recent events of Chile's history: the diversification of its economy, spread of democratic institutions, improvement of public health, and emergence of a rich intellectual culture. First Edition Hb (1996): 0-521-56075-6 First Edition Pb (1996): 0-521-56827-7

    • Incorporates the latest research
    • Brings readers up to date with the most recent events in Chilean history
    • Combines a flowing narrative with in-depth analysis
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    "Collier and Sater have written the best general history of modern Chile available in any language. It is vast and comprehensive in scope, solid and dependable in factual information, reliable and complete in its sources, and consistently delightfully written." Choice

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: October 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521534840
    • length: 480 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.7kg
    • contains: 6 b/w illus. 6 maps 29 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Birth of a Nation-State, 1800s–1830s:
    1. Colonial foundations, 1540–1810
    2. Independence, 1808–30
    3. The Conservative Settlement, 1830–41
    Part II. The Rise of a Republic, 1830s–1870s:
    4. A time of progress, 1830s–1870s
    5. The liberal impulse
    6. Crisis and war, 1876–83
    Part III. The Nitrate Era, 1880s–1930s:
    7. The parliamentary period, 1882–1920
    8. The lion and the mule, 1920–38
    Part IV. Industrial Advance and the Dawn of Mass Politics, 1930s–1960s:
    9. The radicals, the general of hope, and the lion's son, 1938–64
    10. The industrial impulse, 1930s–1960s
    Part V. Democracy and Dictatorship, 1960s–1990s:
    11. Revolution in liberty, 1964–70
    12. The Chilean road to socialism, 1970–3
    13. The Pinochet years
    14. Re-encounter with history, 1990–2002.

  • Authors

    Simon Collier, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee

    William F. Sater, California State University, Long Beach

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