Modelos de desarrollo, alianzas políticas e integración latinoamericana

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Modelos de desarrollo, alianzas políticas e integración latinoamericana

Type: Doctoral Thesis
Title: Modelos de desarrollo, alianzas políticas e integración latinoamericana
Author: Altmann Borbón, Josette
Publisher: Faculty of the Humanities, Leiden University
Issue Date: 2015-04-23
Keywords: Latin America
Integration
Patria Grande
Great Nation
Independence
Abstract: The integration of Latin America has been a complex process. It has been characterized as a journey of improvements and setbacks, of sewing and then tearing apart. The main issue has been how to build a strong and cohesive region in a context of strong nation states. The process of independence in the 19th century led to a debate concerning the creation of the Bolivarian inspired “Patria Grande” (“Great Nation”) or the construction of separate states. While the Westphalian model of nation state ultimately triumphed, the yearning for regional integration remained encoded in Latin America’s aspirations. The pull towards integration was dormant following independence, as most countries rejected the goal of institutionalized and supranational associations. This pull regained strength after the turbulent period of both World Wars and the Great Depression, events that led countries to rethink their international insertion strategies.
Description: Promotor: P. Silva
With summary in Dutch
Faculty: Faculteit Geesteswetenschappen
Citation: Altmann Borbón, J., 2015, Doctoral Thesis, Leiden University
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/32789
 

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