The Argentina Reader: History, Culture, Politics / Edition 1

The Argentina Reader: History, Culture, Politics / Edition 1

by Gabriela Nouzeilles

An interdisciplinary anthology that includes many primary materials never before published in English.

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An interdisciplinary anthology that includes many primary materials never before published in English.

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Duke University Press Books
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The Latin America Readers Series
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New Edition
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6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction1
The Deeds of Elal19
Going Wild23
Monsters in Patagonia27
Women Captives30
The Jesuit Mission34
A Gaucho Sings the Victories of the Empire38
The First British Invasion40
The Revolution47
The Landowners' Petition66
The Good Citizen71
Women in the Fatherland73
The Caudillo's Order75
Civilization or Barbarism?80
Rosas and Washington91
The Black Girl93
Immigration as a Means of Progress95
The Slaughterhouse107
Wars of Extermination115
The Triple Alliance119
One Hundred Leagues of Trench126
Gauchos in and out of the State133
An Expedition to the Ranquel Indians146
Letter to the President154
The Foundation of the National State161
The Paris of South America170
The Modern Crowd182
Making It in America188
The Jewish Gauchos193
The Birth of Tango196
Bourgeois Snakes203
Argentina as Latin American Avant-Garde206
National Identity in a Cosmopolitan Society209
Simon Radowitzky219
The Union Civica Radical231
Poems to Be Read on a Trolley Car251
Modern Women254
X-Ray of the Pampa259
Soccer and Popular Joy263
Peron and the People273
Saint Evita296
Ramona's Revenge304
Funes, the Memorious306
Victorian Fathers313
The Foreign Gaze319
Village on the River324
House Taken Over328
Operation Massacre333
The Latin American Revolution according to "Che"345
Are We All Neurotic?352
Tucuman Is Burning358
The Cordobazo364
The Words of Silence372
The Muleteer375
Montoneros: Soldiers of Peron377
Antirevolutionary Peronism386
Modernization and Military Coups399
Artificial Respiration421
The Madwomen at the Plaza de Mayo429
Never Again440
Still Harboring448
In a State of Memory450
War in the South Atlantic465
Teaching the Republic477
Living with Inflation481
Menem: A New Style in Politics487
The Journalist as the People's Detective495
Roadblocks, Detours and Crossroads500
We Are All Cursed509
Soccer and Masculinity519
Amerindian Rights525
Feminist Awakenings528
The Children of Death538
Active Memory544
Postmodern Forgetfulness553
Suggestions for Further Readings557
Acknowledgment of Copyrights565

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