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The Allure of Labor: Workers, Race, and the Making of the Peruvian State
by Paulo Drinot
In The Allure of Labor, Paulo Drinot rethinks the social politics of early-twentieth-century Peru. Arguing that industrialization was as much a cultural project as an economic one, he describes how intellectuals and policymakers came to believe that industrialization and a modern workforce would transform Peru into a civilized nation. Preoccupied with industrial progress b ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published April 25th 2011 by Duke University Press Books
(first published April 1st 2011)
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Paulo Drinot is Senior Lecturer in Latin American History at the Institute of the Americas, University College London. He is the author of The Allure of Labor: Workers, Race, and the Making of the Peruvian State and editor of The Great Depression in Latin America and Che's Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America.More about Paulo Drinot...