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Business History in Latin AmericaThe Experience of Seven Countries$
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Carlos Davila and Rory Miller

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780853237235

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846312700

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Regional Studies and Business History in Mexico since 1975

Regional Studies and Business History in Mexico since 1975

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(p.116) Chapter Six Regional Studies and Business History in Mexico since 1975
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Business History in Latin America
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Mario Cerutti

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846312700.008

This chapter analyses the regional studies and research in business history in Mexico since 1975. It addresses the origins and behaviour of individual entrepreneurs and the businesses that they controlled. The strategic role of trade and the development of credit mechanisms in Mexico are reported. This chapter illustrates that the advance of capital affects landholding. It also shows that the arrival of North American capital in Mexico expanded the opportunities for vigorous business groups like those in Monterrey and Chihuahua. Business history in Mexico has developed in a particularly lively fashion and on the basis of a perspective that demands the intensive use of local primary sources.

Keywords:   regional studies, business history, Mexico, individual entrepreneurs, trade, credit mechanisms, North American capital, landholding, Monterrey, Chihuahua

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