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The Development of Modern Spain

An Economic History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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$86.00 • £68.95 • €77.50

ISBN 9780674000940

Publication Date: 07/31/2000

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544 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

50 line illustrations, 3 maps, 69 tables

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  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Introduction: An Overview
  • 2. The Nineteenth Century: Politics, Population, and Human Capital
  • 3. Agriculture: Persistent Underdevelopment
  • 4. Industry: A Long Infancy
  • 5. Transportation and Commerce
  • 6. Money and Banking
  • 7. The Role of the State
  • 8. The Entrepreneurial Factor
  • 9. The Twentieth Century
  • 10. Demographic Modernization
  • 11. Agricultural Transformation: From Underdevelopment to Backwardness
  • 12. Industrial Takeoff
  • 13. The Foreign Sector
  • 14. The Evolution of Money and Banking
  • 15. The Changing Role of the State
  • 16. Conclusions
  • Chronology
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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