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Politics Economics and Society in Argentina in the Revolutionary Period

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This is a study of the birth of political life and the rise of a political leadership in the River Plate area during the struggle for independence from Spain. Professor Halperin's book is set against the background of economic uncertainty associated with independence: the problems of adapting not only to a more thorough incorporation into the Atlantic economy and the associated economic dependence on Britain, but also to the loss of the mining areas in Upper Peru that had supplied the main export staples and most of the revenue that made possible the growth of a complex administrative and military apparatus there.

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This is a study of the birth of political life and the rise of a political leadership in the River Plate area during the struggle for independence from Spain.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgement; Part I. The Background: 1. The River Plate at the beginning of the nineteenth century; 2. Revolution and the dislocation of the economy; Part II. From Viceroyalty to 'United Provinces of the River Plate; 3. The crisis of the colonial order; 4. The Revolution in Buenos Aires; 5. The revolution in the country as a whole; 6. The dissolution of the Revolutionary order; Part III. Conclusion: 7. The legacy of the Revolution and the war, and the political order of independent Argentina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521109031
Author:
Halperin-donghi, Tulio
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
n-Donghi
Author:
n-Donghi, Tulio
Author:
Halperin-Donghi, Tulio
Author:
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Author:
Halper
Author:
Tulio Halper
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
World History-South America
Subject:
Latin america
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Latin American Studies
Series Volume:
18
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
440
Dimensions:
8.50x5.50x.98 in. 1.22 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
History and Social Science » Latin America » Argentina
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » South America
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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