Copper Workers, International Business, and Domestic Politics in Cold War Chile (by Angela Vergara)


Author(s): Angela Vergara

Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publish date: 2008-06-12
ISBN-10: 0271033347
ISBN-13: 9780271033341
Language: English
Description:
In this book, Angela Vergara tells the story of the labor
movement in Chile through the experiences of workers in copper
mines owned by Anaconda, a major multinational corporation.
Relying on archival sources, newspapers, and oral histories, she
recounts the workers’ economic, political, and social struggles
over the forty-five-year period when the Cold War dominated
politics.

The labor movement, Vergara argues, was a progressive force
instrumental in the introduction of national reforms and the
radicalization of politics. In Chile its role is critical to
understanding the expansion of the welfare state in the 1950s,… more…

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