American electrical companies in the urban and industrial modernization of Mexico, 1880-1960

Author/s Reinhard Liehr, Mariano Torres
Publishing Year 2011 Issue 2011/36
Language Italian Pages 14 P. 97-110 File size 310 KB
DOI 10.3280/MER2011-036007
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The urbanization of Mexican cities and the development of the industrial structures of this country were supported by American electrical companies. It was a controversial process that was focused between the second half of XIX century and the economic boom after the second world war. In this paper, these transformation are analized to understand their apport to the modernization of Mexico.

Keywords: American company; Electricity; Urbanization; Industrial modernization; Mexico; Utilities

Reinhard Liehr, Mariano Torres, Le compagnie elettriche americane e la modernizzazione urbana e industriale del Messico, 1880-1960 in "MEMORIA E RICERCA " 36/2011, pp 97-110, DOI: 10.3280/MER2011-036007