From Marx to Metrics in Latin America’s Economic History

Latin American History 2 October 2012 John Coatsworth (Columbia) From Marx to Metrics in Latin America’s Economic History   Since World War Two many conflicting, opposing, or parallel approaches toward understanding economic history in Latin America have received...

Don’t look a gift-horse in the mouth…

We’re close enough to Christmas for everyone to be aware of the subtle status games and power struggles involved in the ostensibly altruistic process of present-giving. Reassuringly, Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos’s new book The Culture of Giving: Informal...