Farm and Factory

The Jesuits and the Development of Agrarian Capitalism in Colonial Quito

By Nicholas P. Cushner

Subjects: Latin American Studies
Paperback : 9780873955713, 231 pages, June 1983
Hardcover : 9780873955706, 231 pages, June 1983

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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.