Uma outra modernização: transportes em uma província não-exportadora - Minas Gerais, 1850-1870
Marcelo Magalhães Godoy and
Lidiany Silva Barbosa
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Marcelo Magalhães Godoy: Cedeplar-UFMG
Lidiany Silva Barbosa: Cedeplar-UFMG
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Between 1750 and 1880, Minas Gerais developed an economy predominantly non-exporting as well as relatively independent of external markets of other Brazilian regions and of foreign markets. Due to such unique historical evolution, contemporaries had to develop specific understanding and ways of dealing with transportation problems. In nineteenth century, mainly in its third quarter, it were established the conditions for the modernization process of transportation in Minas. Those conditions allowed such modernization to take place apart from the determinations resulting from the hegemony of a primarily exportation economic model, specially based on hastening the construction of an integrated system. This text enlarges considerations about the history of transportation in the province of Minas Gerais. It presents and analyses documental evidences which demonstrate it can be mistaken the understanding of modernization of Brazilian transportation considering a single model as well as the tendency to generalize to the whole country the historical experience of modernization based upon a railroad system.
Keywords: transportation; constitution of domestic market; modernization process; province of Minas Gerais (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: N46 N76 N96 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 29 pages
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