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By Gregory Mirow

ISBN-10: 0517336499

ISBN-13: 9780517336496

Old Mexican layout ДИЗАЙН, КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО, ЖИВОПИСЬ и РИСОВАНИЕ Название: historical Mexican layout Издательство: "Pepin Press", 2002 Страниц: a hundred thirty Формат: djvu Размер: 4,54 Mb (+3%)This ebook comprises lovely pictures to be used as a photograph source, or suggestion. the images is additionally used to supply postcards, or to accessorize your letters, flyers, and so forth. Ознакомиться:sharingmatrix eighty five

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51 At least in retrospect, revolution seems no surprise, and the nature of Porfirian politics makes it even less so. Federal authority had few constraints and was largely centered in the person of Porfirio Díaz. He effectively micro-managed poli- 01-S1772 5/31/2001 11:34 AM Page 21 Introduction 21 tics throughout the country to maintain order and authority, and limited office holding to a narrow and beholden elite. Yet dictatorship—amply documented— does not necessarily mean personal and arbitrary management in all aspects of federal policy.

Factories, in other words, began to substitute domestic products for goods that had previously been imported. How extensive was this early industrialization process in Mexico? While contemporary accounts and subsequent historians have broadly agreed on the extent of the Porfiriato’s nascent industrialization, scant data exist with which to quantify its growth. 72 In the absence of industry-specific production series, Mexico’s external trade records provide a rough indication of the extent (and limits) of industrial growth and import substitution.

32 Two factors coincided to make this recovery possible: foreign interest in the Mexican economy and the beginning of relative political stability. Accelerating growth in the North Atlantic economies provided the primary impetus for Mexico’s recovery and subsequent expansion. Foreign capital financed Mexico’s railways and provided most of the investments to re-timber and drain old mine shafts and to open new claims. 6. sumers) in the North Atlantic bolstered foreign firms’ search for profitable trade and foreign investment.

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