Professor. Chair. Francisco Meizoso. Lecturer. Graciela Montaldo. Professor. Director of Graduate Studies. Sonia Montero-Gálvez. Lecturer. João Nemi Neto. Recent Commons Activity. joined the group MLA Convention; joined the group MLA Convention; changed their profile picture; joined the group LLC . Results 1 – 12 of 16 The Argentina Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers). Dec 25, by Gabriela Nouzeilles and Graciela Montaldo.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description Excessively European, refreshingly European, not as European as it looks, struggling to overcome a delusion that it is European. Argentina-in all its complexity-has often been obscured by variations of the “like Europe and gracieela like the rest of Latin America” cliche. The Argentina Reader deliberately breaks from that viewpoint. This essential introduction to Argentina’s history, culture, and society provides a richer, more comprehensive look at one of the most paradoxical of Latin American nations: This diverse collection brings together songs, articles, comic strips, scholarly essays, poems, and short stories.

Most pieces are by Argentines. More than forty of the texts have never before appeared in English.


The Argentina Reader contains photographs from Argentina’s National Archives and images of artwork by some of the country’s most talented painters and sculptors. Many selections deal with the history of indigenous Argentines, workers, women, blacks, and other groups often ignored in descriptions of the country.

At the same time, the book includes excerpts by or about such major political figures as Jose de San Martin and Juan Peron.

Pieces from literary and social figures virtually unknown in the United States appear alongside those by more well-known writers such as Jorge Luis Borges, Ricardo Piglia, and Julio Cortazar. The Argentina Reader covers the Spanish colonial regime; the years of nation building following Argentina’s independence from Spain in ; and the sweeping progress of economic growth and cultural change that made Argentina, by the turn of the twentieth century, the most modern country in Latin America.

The bulk of the collection focuses on the twentieth century: The book also includes a list of suggestions for further gradiela.

The Argentina Reader : Gabriela Nouzeilles :

The Argentina Reader is an invaluable resource for those interested in learning about Argentine history and culture, whether in the classroom or in preparation for travel in Argentina. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Looking for beautiful books?

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The Argentina Reader : History, Culture, Politics

Table of contents Acknowledgments xiii General Introduction 1 I. Argentina in the Age of Globalization: Review quote “This montald collection of articles and documents introduces the reader to the enigma that is Argentina.

A richer and more eclectic overview of the country and its people would be hard to find. From sports and arts to history and politics this is a welcome and timely addition to our understanding of Argentina. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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