Heidi Tinsman is Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Partners in Conflict: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Labor in the Chilean Agrarian Reform, 1950–1973 by Duke University Press.
Buying into the Regime: Grapes and Consumption in Cold War Chile and the United States. Heidi Tinsman (University of California, Irvine)
Feb 26, 2014. 04:30 PM
273 Conference Room SSH
"... commentators on Chile's fruit boom would half-jokingly credit the "California Boys" or, more specifically, the "UC Davis Boys" for turning around Chile's agricultural economy [...] Chile's sustained interaction with U.S. agribusiness and agricultural-research institutions was key to the countryside's transformation ..." (Heidi Tinsman, Buying into the Regime: Grapes and Consumption in Cold War Chile and the United States, Duke University Press, 2014. p. 53)
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