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An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein


This volume is the continuation of an earlier study of colonial and imperial São Paulo and covers the period 1850-1950. These volumes are the first full scale survey of the economy and society of the state of São Paulo in this two century period in any language. Today São Paulo is the most populated state of Brazil and also the richest and most industrialized one. It is also the world leader in the production of sugar cane and orange juice and houses one of the world’s major airplane manufacturers. Its GDP today is almost double the size of Portugal or Finland and close to the size of the enti ... More

Keywords: São Paulo, Coffee, Brazil, Railroads, Public Works, State Formation, Fiscal History, Economic History, Financial History, Demographic History

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781503602007
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Francisco Vidal Luna, author
Stanford University

Herbert S. Klein, author