An Exploratory Theory of State Creation and Democratization in the United States, Chile, Argentina, and Peru

  • Alex Roberto HybelEmail author


The final chapter presents a series of time-related hypotheses that capture the evolution of the state-creation and regime-formation processes of the United States, Peru, Chile, and Argentina from the colonial period to the present. It concludes with a brief analysis of the future of democracy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Marina del ReyUSA

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