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Pesos and PoliticsBusiness, Elites, Foreigners, and Government in Mexico, 1854-1940$
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Mark Wasserman

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780804791540

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804791540.001.0001

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Foreign Landowners

Foreign Landowners

Chapter:
(p.77) Four Foreign Landowners
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Pesos and Politics
Author(s):

Mark Wasserman

Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804791540.003.0004

Discusses the various types of foreign landholders in Mexico during the period under study; it uses case studies of large owners, more modest owners, lumber companies, colonizing schemes, and lumber companies. I argue that foreign investors, while owning large tracts, rarely yielded profits. They required considerable capital, a steady market, and secure labor force to succeed.

Keywords:   Hearst, Mormons, William C. Greene

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