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Jesuit Ranches and the Agrarian Development of Colonial Argentina, 1650-1767
Jesuit Ranches and the Agrarian Development of Colonial Argentina, 1650-1767 (June 1984)
Nicholas P. Cushner - Author


Jesuit Ranches and the Agrarian Development of Colonial Argentina, 1650-1767, is the last book in a trilogy that examines Jesuit economic activity in three major geographic regions of colonial Spanish America. The first, Lords of the Land, focuses on Jesuit sugar and wine production on the Peruvian coast, primarily from the viewpoint of the agricultural geographer. The second, Farm and Factory, examines the ...(Read More)
 
 
Farm and Factory
Farm and Factory (June 1983)
The Jesuits and the Development of Agrarian Capitalism in Colonial Quito
Nicholas P. Cushner - Author

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, State University of New York.
 
 
Lords of the Land
Lords of the Land (June 1980)
Sugar, Wine, and Jesuit Estates of Coastal Peru, 1600-1767
Nicholas P. Cushner - Author

Lords of the Land presents the only study in English of the large, landed estates in colonial Peru. It focuses on the function of the estates and their linkages with the rest of Spanish America. Based almost exclusively on documents from archives in Rome, Madrid, and Lima (most hitherto unused), the book guides the reader through the agricultural cycles of Peru’s great ecclesiastical estates and explains how they first developed...(Read More)
 
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