The Kingdom of Quito, 1690-1830: The State and Regional Development / Edition 1

The Kingdom of Quito, 1690-1830: The State and Regional Development / Edition 1

by Kenneth J. Andrien
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521894484

ISBN-13: 9780521894487

Pub. Date: 05/16/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Spanish colonialism exacted a high price from its subjects, promoting economic dependency at the expense of a more vital, diversified economy based on a mix of industry and agriculture. The result was a legacy of underdevelopment, domestic social inequities, and economic subordination to the North Atlantic world. This volume examines how Spanish colonial policies

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Overview

Spanish colonialism exacted a high price from its subjects, promoting economic dependency at the expense of a more vital, diversified economy based on a mix of industry and agriculture. The result was a legacy of underdevelopment, domestic social inequities, and economic subordination to the North Atlantic world. This volume examines how Spanish colonial policies contributed to profound socioeconomic changes, leading to patterns of underdevelopment in the Kingdom of Quito (modern Ecuador) from 1690 to 1830.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521894487
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/16/2002
Series:
Cambridge Latin American Studies Series, #80
Edition description:
FIRST/REPRINT
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The State and Socioeconomic Development: 1. The late seventeenth century crises; 2. The people and markets of the kingdom; 3. The state and manufacturing; 4. Spanish agriculture and the rural economy; 5. Amerindians and the market economy; 6. Commerce and economic patterns; Part II. Reform and Political Conflict: 7. Political turmoil and economic decline, 1690–1778; 8. The price of reform, 1778–1830; 9. Conclusion: the state and regional development.

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