Jonathan Brown. A Socioeconomic History of Argentina, 1776-1860.
Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Introduction: Argentina in the era of traditional technology
1 – Silver and contraband in the colonial Rio de la Plata
2 – Buenos Aires in the Golden Age: the viceregal economy
3 – Industrial markets for Argentine raw materials
4 – Buenos Aires as outpost of world trade
5 – Buenos Aires as emporium of regional trade and processing
6 – Expanding the frontiers of production on the pampa
7 – Expansion of pastoral society on the pampa
8 – Formation of the Anchorena cattle business
9 – Depression and renaissance of commerce in the Interior provinces
Conclusion: the arrival of modern technology
Appendix A: Conversion tables
Appendix B: The districts of the province of Buenos Aires and the zones of production, 1838 and 1854