Rural Guatemala, 1760-1940

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Stanford University Press, 1994 - Social Science - 450 pages
This comprehensive study of rural development in Guatemala extends from the late colonial period through the transformation of the economy by the introduction of larger-scale coffee production.
 

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good lots of demographic history

Contents

Guatemala Before Coffee 17601860s 1 State Society and Agriculture
1
Land
2
Labor
3
Tables
32
Cochineal
123
The Communities
137
The Coffee Revolution 1860s1940
159
The Coffee Revolution
161
The Fincas
195
Land
236
Labor
265
Transition to Capitalism
295
Conclusions and Some Questions
323
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David McCreery is Professor of History at Georgia State University.

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