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Colonialism and Postcolonial Development: Spanish America in Comparative Perspective
     

Colonialism and Postcolonial Development: Spanish America in Comparative Perspective

by James Mahoney
 

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ISBN-10: 0521116341

ISBN-13: 9780521116343

Pub. Date: 02/15/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book explores why certain kinds of societies are subject to certain kinds of colonialism and why these forms of colonialism give rise to countries with differing levels of economic prosperity and social well-being.

Overview

This book explores why certain kinds of societies are subject to certain kinds of colonialism and why these forms of colonialism give rise to countries with differing levels of economic prosperity and social well-being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521116343
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/15/2010
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Explaining levels of colonialism and postcolonial development; 2. Spain and its colonial empire in the Americas; 3. Mercantilist colonialism; 4. Liberal colonialism; 5. Warfare and postcolonial development; 6. Postcolonial levels of development; 7. British and Portuguese colonialism; 8. Conclusion.

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