n Latin American Report - Culture and modernization in the Andean countries : research article




Based on Chapter One, 'La cultura desde el punto de vista teórico', and Chapter Three, 'La ciencia y la tecnología de Latinoamérica', of the book (see References), pp. 7±30 and 55±72. This book is the result of a European Union pilot research project sponsored by the German Department of Foreign Affairs. The author worked in various Latin American universities and libraries, as well as doing field work in the Andean region. He also visited the universities of Princeton, Harvard and Texas on several occasions to do research work and library research. The library of the University of Texas has the largest collection of works relating to Latin American affairs. In the Latin American countries he interviewed scientists, authors, government ministers and presidents as well as church representatives (of both the Catholic hierarchy and Liberation Theology).


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