Lewis examines the complex combinations of British and Argentine forces involved in the rapid development of modern Argentina after its former pastoral and parochial socio-economic structure was superseded by the formation of a modern republic, which was largely financed by external sources and made it one of the most dynamic and prosperous countries of the mid and late 19th century. His work demonstrates the conflicting, often contradictory, expectations of the parties concerned, and how these divergent expectations and preconceptions were successfully harmonised and evolved.
The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland encompasses two distinct forms of economic organization: the western money economy introduced with European trade and settlement and the indigenous economy, based largely on traditional agriculture. By examining the interaction of the two economies, as well as considering certain political and social issues that have had a forceful impact on the Federation's economic life, the author fills a serious gap in our economic knowledge.
- High interest topic for children of all ages.- Draws in even the most reluctant reader with a lighthearted tone and hilarious illustrations.- Includes glossary and index.Curriculum Standards: Social Studies Education Standards: Grades K-4Time, Continuity, and Change: II- Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the pastCulture: I- People, societies, and cultures address needs and concerns in ways that are both similar and different
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