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Author McFarlane, Anthony, 1946-

Title Colombia before independence : economy, society, and politics under Bourbon rule / Anthony McFarlane.

Published New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  986.101 MCFA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 399 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge Latin American studies ; 75.
Cambridge Latin American studies ; 75.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-386) and index.
Contents 1. Foundations -- Pt. I. Economy and Society in Eighteenth-Century New Granada. 2. Resources and regions. 3. Mining frontiers and the gold economy -- Pt. II. The Economics of Bourbon Colonialism: New Granada and the Atlantic Economy. 4. New Granada and the Spanish mercantile system, 1700-1778. 5. Commerce and economy in the age of imperial free trade, 1778-1796. 6. Merchants and monopoly -- Pt. III. The Politics of Bourbon Colonialism: Reconstructing the Colonial State. 7. Renovation: The establishment of the viceroyalty. 8. Innovation: The visita general and its impact -- Pt. IV. Government and Politics. 9. Power, politics, and protest. 10. Science and sedition -- Pt. V. Crisis in the Colonial Order. 11. War and the weakening of the colonial order. 12. The fall of royal government -- Appendix A: The population of New Granada -- Appendix B: Gold production -- Appendix C: Shipping and commerce.
Subject Colombia -- History -- To 1810.
Spain -- History -- Bourbons, 1700-
Colombia -- Commerce -- Spain.
Spain -- Commerce -- Colombia.
ISBN 0521416418