Coffee and Conflict in Colombia, 1886-1910 by Charles W. Bergquist

By Charles W. Bergquist

The visual appeal of Coffee and clash in Colombia, 1886-1910, had numerous very important results for the full box of Latin American heritage, in addition to for the learn of Colombia. via Bergquist's research of this transitional interval by way of what has been referred to as the dependency idea, he has left his mark on all next stories in Latin American affairs; questions of financial improvement and political alignment can't be handled with out confronting Bergquist's paintings. he has additionally supplied a huge contribution to Colombian background via his exam of the expansion of the espresso and Thousand Days War.

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Teofllo Quintero 9. Jose Maria Sastre 10. Maria Casallas 11. Javier Garcia 12. Demetrio Rojas 13. Luis Garzon 14. Manuel Torres Estate of Manuel Maria Aya Francisco Rodriguez Rozo Cundinamarca, 1895 1896 1897 1898 1898 *Although it lies just outside Cundinamarca in the department southwestern Cundinamarca. Source: Notary Archive, Fusagasuga, Cundinamarca. 5 Torno 1 No. 324 Torno 2 No. 677 Torno 1 No. 209 Torno 2 No. 387 Torno 1 No. 133 Torno 3 No. 579 Torno 3 No. 695 Torno 1 No. 148 Torno 3 No.

Palacio maintained close personal ties with such central Colombian political figures as Rafael Niifiez, Miguel Antonio Caro, and Rafael Reyes. Unfortunately, only a single volume, constituting the small portion of his memoirs covering the period to 1894, has been published in book form under the title of Historia de mi vida (Bogota, 1942). Palacio's complete memoirs were serialized in the literary supplement to Sunday editions of El Tiempo between February 2, 1941, and August 22, 1948. Cited as "Historia de mi vida," subsequent references will be to these El Tiempo articles.

S. P That left a profit margin of about 8 cents (0. S. P" Contemporary estimates of yield per coffee tree range from one to as high as four pounds dried coffee per year, depending on the age and condition of the trees and the fertility of the soil. 2 7 Thus, depending on conditions, in one to three years landowners could expect to reimburse themselves for the purchase of the maturing coffee trees, trees which could be expected to produce well for twenty years or more. Coffee lands were also developed by companies formed by wealthy men of influence, often export-import merchants, who pooled resources to develop the production of tropical agricultural products.

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