Brief History of Argentina
Edition: 2nd (Revised)
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Description: Spanning more than 12,000 years of history, A Brief History of Argentina, Second Edition thoroughly and comprehensively explores these issues and discusses how they will affect Argentina's future. Coverage includes: -A comprehensive summary of Argentina's diverse geography and its varied natural resources -The origins of the deep-seated practices of discrimination, which continue today -The effects of neoliberalism on Argentina's large working class and urban poor, culminating in the caserola movement, the piqueteros movement, and the birth of the cartoneros -The impact a changing global economy has had within Argentina's borders -The rich culture of Argentina, which has created five Nobel laureates, vibrant cities that draw millions of tourists annually, and sports teams that have won multiple world championships.
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Publisher: Facts On File, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2011
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Jonathan C. Brown teaches Latin American history at the University of Texas at Austin. He is author of Oil and Revolution in Mexico and the prizewinning A Socioeconomic History of Argentina.
|List of Illustrations|
|List of Maps|
|List of Tables and Charts|
|Introduction: The Argentine Riddle|
|Ancient Argentina and the European Encounter|
|The Colonial Rio de la Plata|
|Imperial Reform and Conflict in the Rio de la Plata|
|Crisis of the Colonial Order and Revolution|
|Agrarian Expansion and Nation Building (1820-1880)|
|The Liberal Age (1880-1916)|
|The Decline of Liberalism (1916-1930)|
|The Rise of Populism (1930-1955)|
|The Failure of De-Peronization (1955-1983)|
|The Neoliberal Age Begins|
|Argentina on the Rebound?|
|Conclusion: History as Predator|
|Basic Facts about Argentina|