Capital Fictions: The Literature of Latin America's Export Age

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Between 1870 and 1930, Latin American countries were incorporated into global capitalist networks like never before, mainly as exporters of raw materials and importers of manufactured goods. During this Export Age, entire regions were given over to the cultivation of export commodities such as coffee and bananas, capital and labor were relocated to new production centers, and barriers to foreign investment were removed. Capital Fictions investigates the key role played by literature in imagining and interpreting the rapid ...

Capital Fictions: The Literature of Latin America's Export Age 2013, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816679201

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Capital Fictions: The Literature of Latin America's Export Age 2013, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

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