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Unformatted text preview: Ideal Society concept was only popular in the 1960s and 70s Latifundia – Large landowners Minifundia – people who own small plots of land Solution for government o Redistribute latifundia to subsistence farmers Land redistribution failed almost everywhere 1960s – Mexico was finally able to feed itself Late 1960s – Mexican government wants to make agriculture more efficient instead of more just o Mexico starts raising crops to sell to America 1950-1980 – Millions of Latin Americans left their villages for the cities Internationalization of agriculture...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HISTORY 262 taught by Professor Wasserman during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '07