Business History in Latin America: The Experience of Seven by Carlos Davila

By Carlos Davila

A brand new version of a booklet first released in Bogot?, this English version is a vital addition to the literature on Latin American company background for a much broader English-speaking viewers, and it'll be of curiosity to enterprise and monetary historians normally. Essays are integrated via top monetary historians of Latin the USA from the united kingdom and from different nations. every one contributor has controlled to narrate the company heritage of a chosen nation to the most developments in its financial development."...a precious addition to enterprise historiography that may advisor students and scholars throughout the current literature and inspire and direct destiny research."—Hispanic American historic assessment

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In this light Jaime Fuchs, a well-known Communist Party intellectual of that period, carried out a broader sectoral analysis than that of Sommi. He 23 Peter H. Smith, Politics and Beef in Argentina: patterns of conflict and change (New York, 1969); on Liebig’s, see J. ), Business Imperialism, pp. 284–334. Vesteys, the major British packing-house in the trade after the 1920s, came to the attention of the British press in the late 1970s over charges of prolonged tax evasion: see Philip Knightley, The Rise and Fall of the Vestey Family: the true story of how Britain’s richest family beat the taxman and came to grief (London, 1993); this had first been published under the title The Vestey Affair in 1981.

This raises further questions about the characteristic 22 Douglass C. North, Institutions, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance (Cambridge, 1990); North also contributed a short essay to a useful collection which contains other papers of relevance: John Harriss, Janet Hunter and Colin M. Lewis (eds), The New Institutional Economics and Third World Development (London, 1995). 23 Questions about the value of information, personal networks, and other intangibles in developing or reorientating business enterprise are also relevant here.

Davis and Kenneth E. Wilburn (eds), Railway Imperialism (New York, 1991), pp. 71–84. 12 David Joslin, A Century of Banking in Latin America: to commemorate the centenary in 1962 of the Bank of London and South America Limited (London, 1963). For a more recent work, putting the British banks in South America in the context of British overseas banking more generally, see Geoffrey Jones, British Multinational Banking, 1830–1990 (Oxford, 1993). For a recent study of Argentine banking in the ‘Golden Age’, see Andrés Regalsky, ‘La evolución de la banca privada nacional en Argentina, 1860–1914: una introducción a su estudio’, in Pedro Tedde and Carlos Marichal (eds), La formación de los bancos centrales en España y Amércia Latina (2 vols, Madrid, 1994), II, 35–59.

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