From such a perspective the town came to seem a foreign excrescence on the healthy body of rural Romania, especially as urban communities were in fact largely foreign, or at least cosmopolitan.
The only analogous institutes anywhere in Latin America in the 's and 's were the research division of the Argentine Central Bank, which Raul Prebisch organized inand an economics research institute founded at the University of Mexico UNAM in the same year.
Palma argues for Chile, as Dean does for Brazil, that export expansion was a precondition of industrialization Palma, ; Dean, The idea of the nation-state is no more than two centuries old, and nowhere is it written that it must endure to eternity.
Elsewhere in Brazil the condition of rural labor was considerably worse. The boyars, too, could invoke history, and they did not hesitate to do so, but the existing state of things both in fact and in law was on their side anyway. Argentina by had a per capita income approaching that of Australia, and the real growth rate of its economy had been almost twice that of Australia for Diaz-Alejandro, Specialization in traditional agricultural pursuits required four hours of Romanian labor to purchase the product of a single hour of English labor.
The Romanians thus integrated themselves with greater history again and avoided the marginalization to which a withdrawal within the strictly defined space of ancient Dacia would have condemned them. Che vol dire: Sai tu Romano?
The more transforming an ideology aspires to be, the more radical the project, the more it appeals to the past: to a past restructured according to the necessities and ideals of the present.
However, the construction which it attempted—that of a new type of civilization—has collapsed, requiring us, at the end of half a century of exit from history, to retrace the steps taken a century and a half ago.