"Dejen que el diablo haga lo demás": la promoción de productos complementarios en América Latina durante la década de 1940

Nicolás Cuvi
2011 Historia Crítica  
During the 1940s, the United States undertook a series of ambitious programs to exploit raw materials -mineral, vegetable, and animal-in Latin America. These programs, which required the United States to use all its scientific, economic, and diplomatic weight, consolidated the commodity-based imperialism that it has exercised in the region since the middle of the twentieth century. This article focuses on the mechanisms that it employed to promote the exploitation of vegetable resources and
more » ... e resources and reflects on the impacts that this form of intervention in nature has had on the environment and the agricultural development of the region.
doi:10.7440/histcrit44.2011.08 fatcat:flfyivawavheha4hdsa3523izy