We are seeking one to three additional panelists for a LASA 2003 panel on the state's role in urban development in early twentieth-century Chile. This panel considers the early twentieth-century upsurge in state involvement in shaping the social geography, infrastructure, and daily life of Chilean cities. The comparison will improve our understanding of urban development in Chile and Latin America. The local studies inherent in urban history will contribute to the understanding of the national and global processes of expanding state power that have paralleled the explosive urbanization of Latin America in the past century.
The three papers already proposed analyze the expansion of state influence in Valparaiso during the rebuilding after the 1906 earthquake; the implications of the emergence of football in Santiago for urban space, municipal politics, and national identity; and the Ibáñez regime's creation of a national elite vacation spot in Viña del Mar.
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