Buenos Aires A Cultural History

ISBN-10: 156656347X

ISBN-13: 9781566563475

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jason Wilson

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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Jason Wilson is emeritus professor of Latin American literature at the University College London. He is the author of Octavio Paz: A Study of His Poetics, An A-Z of Modern Latin American Literature in English Translation, and Buenos Aires: A Cultural and Literary Companion.  

Foreword
Preface
An Introduction to the City of Buenos Aires
Modernity and Plagiarism
"a crucible of souls and races"
Grid City
A Brief History of Buenos Aires
From Village to City
The Port
The Airport
History of Buenos Aires (continued)
Portenos
Language, Food and Smells
Walking
Subways, Buses, Trams and Taxis
Sitting and Cafes
The River Plate
The Centre
Plaza de Mayo
Avenida de Mayo
Costanera Sur
The North
Barrio Norte
Calle Florida
Calle San Martin
Calle Viamonte
Plaza San Martin
La Recoleta
Avenida Alvear
Avenida Las Heras
Calle Suipacha
Calle Lavalle
Avenida Cordoba
Plaza Lavalle
The Teatro Colon
Teatro Coliseo and Teatro Nacional Cervantes
La City
Avenida Santa Fe
Plaza Italia
Palermo
The Retiro Station
Belgrano
Nunez
Saavedra
Vicente Lopez
San Isidro
Tigre
Martin Garcia
The South
El Sur (de la Ciudad) and San Telmo
Parque Lezama
La Boca
La Isla Maciel and Dock Sur
Tango
Riachuelo
9 de Julio
Constitucion
Matadero
Pompeya
Villas Miseria
Football
Barracas
Quilmes
The West
Avenida Corrientes
The Barrios
Villa Crespo
Museo de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia
The Chacarita Cemetery
Once
Avenida Boedo
Flores
Floresta
Caballito
Avenida del Trabajo
Santos Lugares
Hurlingham
Banfield
Adrogue
Villa Devoto and its Prison
Further Reading
Index
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