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The History of Argentina (Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)

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Argentina is a country of enormous potential and challenging problems. In recent decades, violence and military dictatorships have upset the political system, and economic instability has held in check efforts to develop the country's industries. Covering the entire sweep of Argentina's history from pre-Columbian times to 2001, the narrative outlines the connections between the colonial era and the 19th century and focuses closely on the last three decades of the twentieth century, during which Argentina dealt with the legacies of Peronism and of military dictatorship, as well as the challenges of establishing a stable democracy. Also included are a timeline of historic events in Argentina, biographical sketches of key people in its history, a glossary of terms, and a bibliographic essay of works in English for further study. All libraries should update their collection of Latin American histories with this work, which is ideal for students and travelers.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographic references and index.

About the Author

Daniel K. Lewis is Associate Professor of History at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.

Table of Contents

Preface * Argentina Today * The Colonial Era (to 1800) * Independence and the Construction of Argentina (1800-1880) * Argentina's "Golden Age" (1880-1910) * Democracy's Appearance * Peron and Argentina (1943-1955) * Under Peron's Shadow (1955-1972) * A Society at War (1970-1983) * Democracy's Fragile Return (1983-1995) * A Country in Transition (1991-2001) * Notable People in the History of Argentina * Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403962546
Author:
Lewis, Daniel K.
Publisher:
St. Martins Press-3pl
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Argentina
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Latin America - Central America
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
World History-South America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories Series
Series Volume:
TP-121
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.536 in

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