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Agricultural Development in the World Periphery

A Global Economic History Approach



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Agricultural Development in the World Periphery
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This book brings together analysis on the conditions of agricultural sectors in countries and regions of the world's peripheries, from a wide variety of international contributors. The contributors to this volume proffer an understanding of the processes of agricultural transformations and their interaction with the overall economies of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Looking at the nineteenth and twentieth centuries - the onset of modern economic growth - the book studies the relationship between agriculture and other economic sectors, exploring the use of resources (land, labour, capital) and the influence of institutional and technological factors in the long-run performance of agricultural activities. Pinilla and Willebald challenge the notion that agriculture played a negligible role in promoting economic development in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when the impulse towards industrialization in the developing world was more impactful.

Author Biography

Vicente Pinilla is Professor in Economic History at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. He has taught economic history since 1986 and held appointments at the University of Bristol, UK, London School of Economics, UK, University of California at Davis, US, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France. Henry Willebald is Professor in Development Economics and Economic History at the University of the Republic, Uruguay. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Barcelona, Spain, University of Zaragoza, Spain, and Groningen University, The Netherlands. He was formerly Director of Economic Research in Faculty of Economics, University of the Republic, Uruguay, and President of the Uruguayan Economic History Association.
Release date NZ
February 16th, 2018
Edited by Henry Willebald Edited by Vicente Pinilla
Country of Publication
1st ed. 2018
25 Tables, color; 25 Illustrations, color; 70 Illustrations, black and white; XXVI, 507 p. 95 illus., 25 illus. in color.
Springer International Publishing AG
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