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Order against progress : government, foreign investment, and railroads in Brazil, 1854-1913 / William R. Summerhill.

Author/Creator:
Summerhill, William Roderick.
Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 297 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Social science history
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Subjects:
Railroads -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century.
Railroads -- Economic aspects -- Brazil.
Railroads and state -- Brazil -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Transport in Nineteenth-Century Brazil
Railroad policy, finance, and expansion
The direct gains from railroad freight services
Railroad passenger benefits
Railroads and Brazilian economic structure
Dividing the surplus : subsidies, regulation, and profits.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-286) and index.
ISBN:
0804732248 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
51898690