Farm and Factory
The Jesuits and the Development of Agrarian Capitalism in Colonial Quito
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This second volume of Nicholas P. Cushner's economic study of colonial Latin America describes and analyzes the unique relationship between the textile mill and farm in Interandine Quito. Cushner shows how human and natural resources blended to produce a vibrant institution in the rural world of colonial Quito.
Nicholas P. Cushner is Associate Professor of History at Empire State College.