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The Mexican Oil Expropriation of 1938 and the Roots of Resource Nationalism in Latin America

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hotel Alma, Senate Room, 169 University Gate Northwest, University of Calgary
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
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The Guatemalan Ambassador to Mexico in 1938 described the Mexican oil expropriation as “A decision of transcendent importance for the Americas.” This prescient observation was proven correct, as this event became a touchstone in Latin American history, reverberating throughout the world, changing business practices, government policies, labour relations, and discourses of resource nationalism. Although the […]

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