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Author Coatsworth, John H., 1940-

Title Growth against development : the economic impact of railroads in Porfirian Mexico / John H. Coatsworth

Published DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, 1981
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Series Origins of modern Mexico
Origins of modern Mexico.
Contents Introduction -- Transportation and transport policy in Mexico -- Railroad passenger services: resource savings and internal migration -- Railroad freight services: resource savings and economic growth -- Linkage and leakage: the structural impact of the railroads -- Railroads and the new concentration of land ownership -- Conclusions and comments
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis, University of Chicago
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-241) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Railroads -- Mexico -- History.
Mexico -- History -- 1867-1910.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0875800750
0875806007 (paperback)
9780875806006 (paperback)