Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America
Historical Studies of Chile and Brazil

Frank, Andre Gunder
Publisher:  Monthly Review Press
Year First Published:  {23605 Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America CAPITALISM AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA Historical Studies of Chile and Brazil Frank, Andre Gunder Monthly Review Press The four essays in this book offer a sweeping reinterpretation of Latin American history as an aspect of the world-wide spread of capitalism in its commercial and industrial phases. 1967 1969 343pp BC23605s-CapitalismUnderdevelopment.jpg B Book 978-0-85345-093-1 - <br> <br> <br>Table of Contents <br> <br>Preface <br> <br>Preface to Revised Edition <br> <br>I - Capitalist Development of Underdevelopment in Chile <br> <br>A - The Thesis of Capitalist Underdevelopment <br>1 - The Contradiction of Expropriation/Appropriation of Economic Surplus <br>2 - The Contradiction of Metropolis-Satellite Polarization <br>3 - The Contradiction of Continuity in Change <br>B - The Capitalist Contradictions in Latin America and Chile <br>C - Colonial Capitalist Latin America <br>D - Sixteenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: Satellite Colonization <br>E - Seventeenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: "Classical" Capitalist Development <br>F - Eighteenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: Resatellization, Polarization and Underdevelopment <br>1 - International Polarization through Foreign Trade <br>2 - Domestic Polarization <br>3 - Latifundia-Minifundia Polarization <br>4 - Owner-Worker Polarization within Latifundia <br>5 - Polarization and Industrial Underdevelopment <br>G - Nineteenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: The Consolidation of Underdevelopment <br>1 - Attempts at Economic Independence and Development: Portales, Bulnes and Montt <br>2 - Free Trade and Structural Underdevelopment <br>3 - The Industrial Revolution Frustrated: Balmaceda and Nitrates <br>4 - The Consolidation of Underdevelopment <br>H - The Twentieth Century: Bitter Harvest of Underdevelopment <br>1 - The "External" Sector <br>2 - The "Domestic" Sector <br>I - Conclusion and Implications <br> <br>II - On the "Indian Problem" in Latin America <br> <br>A - The Problem <br>B - The History <br>C - The Structure <br>D - The Laborer <br>E - The Market <br>F - Capitalism <br> <br>III - Capitalist Development of Underdevelopment in Brazil <br> <br>A - The Model and Hypotheses <br>B - The Development of Underdevelopment <br>1 - Sugar and the Underdevelopment of the Northeast <br>2 - Britain and the Underdevelopment of Portugal <br>3 - Gold and the Underdevelopment of the Central Interior <br>4 - War and the Underdevelopment of the North <br>5 - Monopoly and the Underdevelopment of Industry <br>6 - Free Trade and the Consolidation of Underdevelopment <br>7 - Summary: Passive Involution and Underdevelopment <br>C - The Underdevelopment of Development <br>1 - Coffee and External Satellization <br>2 - Industry and Internal Polar Satellization <br>3 - Foreign Investment and Underdevelopment <br>4 - Crisis in the Metropolis and Active Involution in the Satellite <br>5 - Recovery in the Metropolis and Resatellization of Brazil <br>6 - Internal Colonialist Development and Capitalist Underdevelopment <br>7 - Imperialist Development and Capitalist Underdevelopment <br>D - Conclusion <br> <br>IV - Capitalism and the Myth of Feudalism in Brazilian Agriculture <br> <br>A - The Myth of Feudalism <br>1 - The Bourgeois Thesis <br>2 - The Traditional Marxist Theses <br>a - Feudalism Predates Capitalism <br>b - Feudalism Coexists with Capitalism <br>c - Feudalism is Penetrated by Capitalism <br>3 - Critique of the Myth of Feudalism <br>a - Comparison with Reality <br>b - Theory and Policy Conclusions <br>B - Capitalist Agriculture <br>1 - Capitalism and Underdevelopment <br>2 - The Principles of Organization <br>a - Subordinate Determination <br>b - Commercial Market Determination <br>c - Monopoly <br>3 - Determination of Agricultural Production, Organization and Welfare <br>a - Commercial Agriculture <br>b - Residual Agriculture <br>c - Under/Over Protection <br>d - Organization of Production on the Farm <br>e - Contradictions in Welfare <br>4 - Conclusion for Theory and Policy <br>5 - Postscript: Further Evidence <br>a - Monopoly Landownership <br>b - Fluidity in Owner-Worker Relations <br>c - Commercialization and Credit <br> <br>V - Foreign Investment in Latin American Underdevelopment <br> <br>A - The Problem <br>B - From Colonialism to Imperialism <br>1 - Colonial Primitive Exploitation and Accumulation <br>2 - Industrialization, Free Trade, and Underdevelopment <br>3 - Imperialist Expansion and Latin American Underdevelopment <br>C - Neo-Imperialism and Beyond <br>1 - Metropolitan Crisis and Latin American Development <br>2 - Metropolitan Expansion and Latin American Underdevelopment <br> <br>References Cited <br> <br>Index CX8983 1 false true false CX8983.htm [0xc00080daa0 0xc000dbede0 0xc000dbf2c0 0xc000e061e0 0xc000e348d0 0xc000e35c50 0xc0011b6900 0xc00161f980 0xc00165cf90 0xc00233db90 0xc0001ac480 0xc0005d0240 0xc000059d40 0xc000059ef0 0xc00038e930 0xc0003b66c0 0xc0003b7320 0xc0003b7ec0 0xc0003d1860 0xc000727ad0 0xc0000ec870 0xc0005c6b40 0xc000c425a0 0xc000ce5c80 0xc000cfcd80 0xc000c85d70 0xc000ceac90 0xc000ef44e0 0xc000f0c6c0 0xc000a67860 0xc000a98900 0xc000c708d0 0xc000dda7b0 0xc0015438f0 0xc0001afd40 0xc00094e960 0xc001eb8f00 0xc002684870 0xc0005c3b30 0xc000b21dd0 0xc001709e00 0xc0017462d0 0xc001b56f90 0xc001cb66f0 0xc001d3ab40 0xc00274e3f0] Cx}
Year Published:  1969
Pages:  343pp   ISBN:  978-0-85345-093-1
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX8983

The four essays in this book offer a sweeping reinterpretation of Latin American history as an aspect of the world-wide spread of capitalism in its commercial and industrial phases.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Preface to Revised Edition

I - Capitalist Development of Underdevelopment in Chile

A - The Thesis of Capitalist Underdevelopment
1 - The Contradiction of Expropriation/Appropriation of Economic Surplus
2 - The Contradiction of Metropolis-Satellite Polarization
3 - The Contradiction of Continuity in Change
B - The Capitalist Contradictions in Latin America and Chile
C - Colonial Capitalist Latin America
D - Sixteenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: Satellite Colonization
E - Seventeenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: "Classical" Capitalist Development
F - Eighteenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: Resatellization, Polarization and Underdevelopment
1 - International Polarization through Foreign Trade
2 - Domestic Polarization
3 - Latifundia-Minifundia Polarization
4 - Owner-Worker Polarization within Latifundia
5 - Polarization and Industrial Underdevelopment
G - Nineteenth-Century Capitalism in Chile: The Consolidation of Underdevelopment
1 - Attempts at Economic Independence and Development: Portales, Bulnes and Montt
2 - Free Trade and Structural Underdevelopment
3 - The Industrial Revolution Frustrated: Balmaceda and Nitrates
4 - The Consolidation of Underdevelopment
H - The Twentieth Century: Bitter Harvest of Underdevelopment
1 - The "External" Sector
2 - The "Domestic" Sector
I - Conclusion and Implications

II - On the "Indian Problem" in Latin America

A - The Problem
B - The History
C - The Structure
D - The Laborer
E - The Market
F - Capitalism

III - Capitalist Development of Underdevelopment in Brazil

A - The Model and Hypotheses
B - The Development of Underdevelopment
1 - Sugar and the Underdevelopment of the Northeast
2 - Britain and the Underdevelopment of Portugal
3 - Gold and the Underdevelopment of the Central Interior
4 - War and the Underdevelopment of the North
5 - Monopoly and the Underdevelopment of Industry
6 - Free Trade and the Consolidation of Underdevelopment
7 - Summary: Passive Involution and Underdevelopment
C - The Underdevelopment of Development
1 - Coffee and External Satellization
2 - Industry and Internal Polar Satellization
3 - Foreign Investment and Underdevelopment
4 - Crisis in the Metropolis and Active Involution in the Satellite
5 - Recovery in the Metropolis and Resatellization of Brazil
6 - Internal Colonialist Development and Capitalist Underdevelopment
7 - Imperialist Development and Capitalist Underdevelopment
D - Conclusion

IV - Capitalism and the Myth of Feudalism in Brazilian Agriculture

A - The Myth of Feudalism
1 - The Bourgeois Thesis
2 - The Traditional Marxist Theses
a - Feudalism Predates Capitalism
b - Feudalism Coexists with Capitalism
c - Feudalism is Penetrated by Capitalism
3 - Critique of the Myth of Feudalism
a - Comparison with Reality
b - Theory and Policy Conclusions
B - Capitalist Agriculture
1 - Capitalism and Underdevelopment
2 - The Principles of Organization
a - Subordinate Determination
b - Commercial Market Determination
c - Monopoly
3 - Determination of Agricultural Production, Organization and Welfare
a - Commercial Agriculture
b - Residual Agriculture
c - Under/Over Protection
d - Organization of Production on the Farm
e - Contradictions in Welfare
4 - Conclusion for Theory and Policy
5 - Postscript: Further Evidence
a - Monopoly Landownership
b - Fluidity in Owner-Worker Relations
c - Commercialization and Credit

V - Foreign Investment in Latin American Underdevelopment

A - The Problem
B - From Colonialism to Imperialism
1 - Colonial Primitive Exploitation and Accumulation
2 - Industrialization, Free Trade, and Underdevelopment
3 - Imperialist Expansion and Latin American Underdevelopment
C - Neo-Imperialism and Beyond
1 - Metropolitan Crisis and Latin American Development
2 - Metropolitan Expansion and Latin American Underdevelopment

References Cited

Index

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