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Garner, Paul H., author
British lions and Mexican eagles : business, politics, and empire in the career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889-1919 / Paul Garner
Alternate Title Business, politics, and empire in the career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889-1919
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2011], ©2011
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 4th Floor  TA140.C67 G37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Cowdray, Weetman Pearson, Viscount, 1856-1927
Subject(s) Engineers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Businessmen -- Great Britain -- Biography
Corporations, British -- Mexico -- History
Subject Great Britain -- Relations -- Mexico
Mexico -- Relations -- Great Britain
Mexico -- History -- 1867-1910
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920
Physical Description x, 319 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-310) and index
Contents Weetman Pearson in historical and historiographical context : British-Mexican relations, informal empire, Mexican national development, and the rise of global business in the late nineteenth century -- British lions : business and politics in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain -- The foundations of a business empire : the Gran Canal in Mexico, 1889-1900 -- The extension of empire : the Tehuantepec National Railway, 1896-1918 -- The birth of El Aguila and the apotheosis of empire, 1901-10 -- The empire strikes back : revolution and counter-revolution 1911-13 -- The unravelling of empire : civil war and World War 1914-19

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