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Estudios atacameños

On-line version ISSN 0718-1043

Abstract

GALAZ-MANDAKOVIC, Damir. TURBINAS Y ELECTRICIDAD PARA LA MINA, LÁMPARAS A PARAFINA PARA LA POBLACIÓN: CRÓNICA DE UNA ASIMETRÍA DEL CAPITALISMO MINERO EN TOCOPILLA (1914-1942). Estud. atacam. [online]. 2017, n.54, pp.179-200.  Epub Jan 25, 2017. ISSN 0718-1043.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-10432016005000028.

This article describes and analyzes the new local plot that occurred with the installation of a powerful thermal plant in Tocopilla in 1914, The Chile Exploration Company. It is described and analyzed a satellite industrialization of Tocopilla, its re-articulation and redefinition in the dialectic with Chuquicamata. It is proposed a historicization process of thermal electrification, which it is constituent of a true technological revolution on a large scale. Also, in a second part, it is described the means and the community illusion to achieve the electrification system of the people just in 1942, a process occurred in a context of dissociation of foreign capital with the local territory that built asymmetries.

Keywords : Tocopilla; Chuquicamata; The Chile Exploration Company; thermoelectric; copper mining.

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