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Reminiscences of Carlos Emery : oral history, 1972.

Creator: Emery, Carlos.
Project: Argentina project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 33 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Agricultural engineer, University rector, Cabinet minister.

Scope and Contents

Family background and education; technical agricultural adviser in various provinces; rector of University of Buenos Aires, 1946-7: political roles of faculty and students, renewal of universities 1945-56; Minister of Agriculture, 1947-52: stockbreeders associations, conflicts between owners and tenants, creation of agricultural schools, new laws, training soldiers in agriculture, government control of exports; severe drought, 1950-52; Agricultural Bank; mechanization of agriculture.


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