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See detailLas empresas editoriales de José Abelardo Núñez en Alemania (1881-1905)
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in Historia : Revista de Historia de Chile (2008), 41(1), 43-62

Between 1881 and 1905 the Germán publishing company F. A. Brockhaus, issued one million textbooks for Chilean educational institutions under the direction of José Abelardo Núñez. What started as a way of ... [more ▼]

Between 1881 and 1905 the Germán publishing company F. A. Brockhaus, issued one million textbooks for Chilean educational institutions under the direction of José Abelardo Núñez. What started as a way of funding his own research-stay in Europe, quickly became a tremendous enterprise of cultural nationalization. Profit-making, patriotism, nationalism and international capitalism merged to make possible these Germán editions. This paper reconstructs at length the origin and motivations behind the publication of these books using previously unpublished correspondence and archival documentation. [less ▲]

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