Argentina Reader History, Culture, Politics

ISBN-10: 082232914X
ISBN-13: 9780822329145
Edition: 2002
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Description: This work provides a look at one of the most paradoxical of Latin American nations: a nation that used to be among the richest in the world, with the largest middle class in Latin America, yet one that entered the 21st century with its economy in a  More...

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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 12/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 6.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

This work provides a look at one of the most paradoxical of Latin American nations: a nation that used to be among the richest in the world, with the largest middle class in Latin America, yet one that entered the 21st century with its economy in a shambles and its people seething with frustration.

Gabriela Nouzeilles is Assistant Professor of Romance Studies at Duke University. Graciela Montaldo is Professor of Languages and Literatures at the Universidad Sim?n Bol?var.

Acknowledgments
General Introduction
At the Margins of the Empire
The Deeds of Elal
Going Wild
Monsters in Patagonia
Women Captives
The Jesuit Mission
A Gaucho Sings the Victories of the Empire
The First British Invasion
To Build a Nation
The Revolution
The Landowners' Petition
The Good Citizen
Women in the Fatherland
The Caudillo's Order
Civilization or Barbarism?
Rosas and Washington
The Black Girl
Immigration as a Means of Progress
Frontiers
The Slaughterhouse
Wars of Extermination
The Triple Alliance
One Hundred Leagues of Trench
Gauchos in and out of the State
An Expedition to the Ranquel Indians
Letter to the President
Splendor and Fin de Siecle
The Foundation of the National State
The Paris of South America
The Modern Crowd
Making It in America
The Jewish Gauchos
The Birth of Tango
Bourgeois Snakes
Argentina as Latin American Avant-Garde
National Identity in a Cosmopolitan Society
Modern Times
Simon Radowitzky
The Union Civica Radical
Poems to Be Read on a Trolley Car
Modern Women
X-Ray of the Pampa
Soccer and Popular Joy
Cambalache
Populism and New Nationalism
Peron and the People
Saint Evita
Ramona's Revenge
Funes, the Memorious
Victorian Fathers
The Foreign Gaze
Village on the River
House Taken Over
Operation Massacre
Revolutionary Dreams
The Latin American Revolution according to "Che"
Are We All Neurotic?
Tucuman Is Burning
The Cordobazo
The Words of Silence
The Muleteer
Montoneros: Soldiers of Peron
Antirevolutionary Peronism
State Violence
Modernization and Military Coups
Artificial Respiration
The Madwomen at the Plaza de Mayo
Never Again
Still Harboring
In a State of Memory
Corpses
War in the South Atlantic
Democracy and Neoliberalism
Teaching the Republic
Living with Inflation
Menem: A New Style in Politics
The Journalist as the People's Detective
Roadblocks, Detours, and Crossroads
Argentina in the Age of Globalization: New Citizenships and the Politics of Memory
We Are All Cursed
Soccer and Masculinity
Amerindian Rights
Feminist Awakenings
The Children of Death
Active Memory
Infinity
Postmodern Forgetfulness
Suggestions for Further Readings
Acknowledgment of Copyrights
Index

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