Latin America: Economic Development and Regional Differentiation

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Hutchinson, 1981 - Economic zoning - 256 pages

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Contents

Tables
9
List of figures
11
processes Growth processes and development
30
Development by growth of the system
32
Disjunctive development model
34
Independent development
36
Summary and some conclusions
45
Negative environments of Latin America
49
The neocolonial period
91
The rail network of Brazil around 1880
104
Colonial and neocolonial socioeconomic structure
120
The modern period
122
International migration flows in South America 1975
128
Underemployment in some countries of Latin
151
Urban primacy in the twentieth century
158
Interstate freight flows in Brazil
162

Native cultures in Latin America at the time of the Conquest
54
The colonial period
58
European settlement pattern around 1580
63
European settlement pattern around 1630
64
Ranksize diagrams of the urban structure in three Spanish audiencias
66
Mission settlements and frontiers
69
Market and subsistence socioeconomic dualism
72
Colonial trade lines
76
Regional trade structure 16001700
78
Airline networks in South America 1967 and 1979
163
Postal Order flows in Venezuela
165
Multifactor development scores for Peruvian provinces 1961
169
Regional policies and recommendations
184
Types of region for planning development
205
References
232
Index
245
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