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By Ronn F Pineo, James A Baer

ISBN-10: 0813324440

ISBN-13: 9780813324449

ISBN-10: 1429490950

ISBN-13: 9781429490955

This groundbreaking booklet explores the connection among the impression of urbanization at the operating classification in Latin American towns and the range of responses by means of that workforce within the years among 1870 and 1930. in contrast to city geographies or political histories, the chapters of this collaborative quantity specialise in the folks of those towns, in particular the operating men and women who have been confronted with the ramifications of the adjustments happening round them.Each contributor presents unique examine and research on a specific urban and addresses 3 middle questions. First, what have been the situations for operating men and women within the growing to be towns in early twentieth-century Latin the USA? moment, how did this inhabitants reply to the issues they confronted and act to enhance the standard in their lives? And, 3rd, what conditions and what ideas have been probably to have a long-lasting influence? The case stories show how exploring the styles of operating category' reaction presents the major to knowing the political strategy of the city social reform.Filling major gaps within the literature on Latin American social historical past, operating category heritage, and the heritage of urbanization, Cities of Hope is written in a transparent, available sort, making it an exceptional selection for direction adoption in sessions on city stories, sociology, or Latin American historical past in addition to a necessary reference for scholars.

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Artisans sought to obtain effective political representation and tariff protection for their industries. Unskilled workers, joined by wage laborers, expressed concerns about the rate of pay, housing conditions, the price of food, and other quotidian issues. Industriales, a new segment of the labor force, shared an interest in tariff protection and political influence with artisans. Each of these groups had different socioeconomic interests and assumed distinct political stances, although small producers continued their socioeconomic and political prominence.

43. Sowell, Early Colombian Labor Movement, 144-145,148, 44. La Gaceta Republicans, July 5, 21, 24, 27, 29, 1911; El Tiempo, July 22, 25, 1911; El Dia Noticioso, July 22,25,27,1911; Colombia, July 8,1911; La Unidad, July 27,1911; El Liberal, July 25,1911; Comentarios, July 21,1911. 45. M,bor Movement, 56-59; Rene de la Pedraja Toman, "Colombia," in Latin American Labor Organizations, ed. : Greenwood Press, 1987), 181. 46. El Correo Liberal, March 14,1919; La Gaceta Republicana, March 14,1919. 47.

16. El Artista, July 11,1908. All newspaper citations are from Bogota. 17. David Sowell, The Early Colombian Labor Movement: Artisans and Politics in Bogota, 1830-1919 (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992), 145; Union Industrial, August 21, 1909; El Resumen, March 1,1913. 18. , 58. 19. Bergquist, Labor in Latin America, 275-276. 20. For a discussion of nineteenth-century artisanal ideology, see Sowell, Early Colombian Labor Movement, chap. 4. 21. Luis Ospina Vasquez, Industria y protection en Colombia, 1810-1930 (Medellin: FAES, 1987), 264-269,303-314.

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