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The Other Mirror:
Grand Theory through the Lens of Latin America
Edited by Miguel Angel Centeno & Fernando López-Alves

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

PREFACE ix
CONTRIBUTORS xi
INTRODUCTION: Miguel Angel Centeno and Fernando Lopez-Alves
PART I: Creating an Economy 25
CHAPTER ONE Jeremy Adelman: Institutions, Property, and Economic Development in Latin America 27
CHAPTER TWO Paul Gootenberg: Hijos of Dr. Gerschenkron: "Latecomer" Conceptions in Latin American Economic History 55
CHAPTER THREE Steven Topik: Karl Polanyi and the Creation of the "Market Society" 81
CHAPTER FOUR Veronica Montecinos and John Markoff: From the Power of Economic Ideas to the Power of Economists 105
PART II: The State and Democracy 151
CHAPTER FIVE Fernando Lopez-Alves: The Transatlantic Bridge: Mirrors, Charles Tilly, and State Formation in the River Plate 153
CHAPTER SIX Alan Knight: The Modern Mexican State: Theory and Practice 177
CHAPTER SEVEN Jorge I. Dominguez: Samuel Huntington and the Latin American State 219
CHAPTER EIGHT J. Samuel Valenzuela: Class Relations and Democratization: A Reassessment of Barrington Moore's Model 240
PART III: Living and Belonging 287
CHAPTER NINE Miguel Angel Centeno: The Disciplinary Society in Latin America 289
CHAPTER TEN Robert M. Levine: Michel de Certeau and Latin America 309
CHAPTER ELEVEN Claudio Lomnitz: Nationalism as a Practical System: Benedict Anderson's Theory of Nationalism from the Vantage Point of Spanish America 329
INDEX 361

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