Contesting Disasters: the 1906 Valparaíso Earthquake, State Violence, and Working Class Solidarity.

Savala, Joshua.


  • Abstract: This thesis deals with the 1906 Valparaíso, Chile earthquake within broader ideas of urban history and the history of social movements and labor in particular. Valparaíso's population quickly grew in the last portion of the 19th century, and with this population growth came an increasingly organized and militant labor movement. In the midst of this change in the city, a massive ... read more
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