By Colin Lewis
With specified specialise in political intrigue, army strength, and such key figures as Eva Peron and Videla, this can be a attractive survey of the riding forces in the back of Argentina, its dramatic upward thrust, and up to date difficulties.
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Although lending to governments – home, colonial and foreign – continued to account for a substantial volume of transactions, the market proved particularly amenable to British-registered enterprises seeking funds to establish operations overseas. By the 1900s, ‘foreign and colonial railways’ had become the single largest set of companies listed on the Exchange and one accounting for a disproportionate share of business. The bourses of Paris and, to a lesser extent, Berlin tended to specialise in public bonds.
Qxd 04/10/02 07:40 Page 31 The Regional Dimensions of National Consolidation 31 frontier in Cuyo. There he refined the techniques that would be applied in the ‘Desert Campaign’ in south-western Buenos Aires and Patagonia. His strategy was to strike deep into the heart of tribal territory, destroying both summer encampments and winter strongholds. Although Roca’s 1878/9 campaign formally fixed the Río Negro in northern Patagonia as the new indian frontier, indian power on the pampas and throughout Patagonia was broken.
There he refined the techniques that would be applied in the ‘Desert Campaign’ in south-western Buenos Aires and Patagonia. His strategy was to strike deep into the heart of tribal territory, destroying both summer encampments and winter strongholds. Although Roca’s 1878/9 campaign formally fixed the Río Negro in northern Patagonia as the new indian frontier, indian power on the pampas and throughout Patagonia was broken. Henceforth, there would be little resistance to colonisation and settlement.