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Buenos Aires: A Cultural and Literary Companion (Cities of the Imagination)by Jason Wilson
Synopses & Reviews
Wilson explores this contradictory and culturally rich city by tracing its development from remote ranching settlement to modern metropolis. Taking landmarks as starting points for a journey of discovery, he looks at the events, people, and writing that have shaped modern Buenos Aires and its cultural life. Maps & illustrations.
Book News Annotation:
Intended for readers unfamiliar with Argentine history and culture, Wilson (Latin American and Spanish literature, U. College, London, England) explores the contradictory and culturally rich history of Buenos Aires through the events, people, and literature that have shaped the city. Fuzzy but evocative b&w photographs.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-242) and indexes.
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