Argentina, 1516-1987: From Spanish Colonization to Alphonsin. (Updated) / Edition 1

Argentina, 1516-1987: From Spanish Colonization to Alphonsin. (Updated) / Edition 1

by David Rock, David Argentina Rock
     
 


In this comprehensive history, updated to include the climactic events of the five years since the Falklands War, Professor Rock documents the early colonial history of Argentina, pointing to the colonial forms established during the Spanish conquest as the source for Argentina's continued reliance on foreign commercial and investment partnerships. The collapse of… See more details below

Overview


In this comprehensive history, updated to include the climactic events of the five years since the Falklands War, Professor Rock documents the early colonial history of Argentina, pointing to the colonial forms established during the Spanish conquest as the source for Argentina's continued reliance on foreign commercial and investment partnerships. The collapse of Argentina's close western European ties after World War II is thus seen as the underlying cause for her current economic and political crisis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520061781
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/18/1987
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
487
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents


List of Maps
List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Preface

I. The Spanish Settlements, 1516-1680
II. The Rise of Buenos Aires, 1680-1810
III. Revolution and Dictatorship, 1810-1852
IV. The Formation of the Nation-State, 1852-1890
V. Four Seasons of Democracy, 1890-1930
VI. From Oligarchy to Populism, 1930-1946
VII. The Apogee of Perón, 1946-1955
VIII. A Nation in Deadlock, 1955-1976
IX. The New Autocracy and the New Democracy, 1976-1987

Notes
Glossary of Spanish Terms
Select Bibliography
Index

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