Bourbon Intervention in the Peruvian Tobacco Industry, 1752–1813*

  title={Bourbon Intervention in the Peruvian Tobacco Industry, 1752–1813*},
  author={Catalina Vizcarra},
  journal={Journal of Latin American Studies},
  pages={567 - 593}
Abstract During the second half of the eighteenth century the Spanish Crown monopolised the tobacco industry in its American colonies, creating vertically integrated organisations which included factories for the production of cigars and cigarettes. A detailed analysis of the regulations, organisation and policies applied during the Peruvian viceroyalty suggests that Bourbon officials were effective managers. The monopoly was successful at curbing contraband and extracting rents. The evolution… 
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