Liberal Thought in Argentina, 1837-1940

Liberal Thought in Argentina, 1837-1940

by Natalio R. Botana, Ezequiel Gallo

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ISBN-13: 9781614872627
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
Publication date: 12/05/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
File size: 803 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Natalia R. Botana Ezequiel Gallo ix

Chapter 1 Liberalism during the Dictatorship of Rosas (1837-1850) 1

1 Juan Bautista Alberdi: The Argentine Republic, Thirty-seven Years after the May Revolution (1847) 3

2 Esteban Echeverría: Symbolic Words (1837) (Excerpts) 27

3 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento: Civilization and Barbarism: The Life of Juan Facundo Quiroga: Introduction to the 1845 Edition 48

4 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento: The United States (1847) (Excerpt) 58

Chapter 2 The Framework of the National Constitution (1852-1860) 113

1 Juan Bautista Alberdi: Bases and Starting Points for the Political Organization of the Argentine Republic (1852) (Excerpts) 115

2 Juan Bautista Alberdi: The Economic and Revenue System of the Argentine Confederation According to Its Constitution of 1853 (Excerpts) 177

3 Part 1 of the Constitution of the Argentine Nation (1853-1860-1866) 216

Chapter 3 Liberalism in a New Nation (1857-1879) 223

1 Bartolomé Mitre: Protection of Agriculture (1857) 225

2 Bartolomé Mitre: On Trade (1869) 230

3 Bartolomé Mitre: Chivilcoy Speech (1868) (Excerpt) 236

4 Bartolomé Mitre: Governments as Business Managers (1869) 245

5 José Hernández: Governments as Business Managers (1869) 250

6 Bartolomé Mitre: Immigration (1870) 253

7 Nicolás Avellaneda: On Laws Concerning Public Lands: Conclusion (1865) 257

8 Leandro N. Alem: Investigation into the National Secondary School of Buenos Aires (Excerpt from Speech to Legislature of Buenos Aires Province, 22nd Ordinary Session, June 28, 1876) 264

9 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento: The Social Contract in the Argentine Republic (1879) 271

Chapter 4 Liberalism in Government and in Opposition (1880-1910) 277

1 Leandro N. Alem: Speech on the Federalization of Buenos Aires (1880) 279

2 Juan Bautista Alberdi: The Omnipotence of the State Is the Negation of Individual Liberty (1880) 284

3 Julio Argentino Roca: Presidential Messages (1881-1886) 290

4 Pedro Goyena: Speech on the Common Education Act (1883) 294

5 Delfín Gallo: Speech on the Common Education Act (1883) 301

6 Roque Sáenz Peña: Speech on the American "Zollverein" (1889) (Conference of the Pan-American Union) 308

7 Leandro N. Alem: Speech at the National Senate (1891) 314

8 Unión Cívica [Civic Union]: Declaration of Principles (1891) 319

9 Francisco Barroetaveña: Speech in the Debate on a Mandatory National Language for Schools (1896) 325

10 Francisco Barroetaveña: Speech on the Customs Act (1894) 333

11 Pedro Coronado: Speech on the Residence Act (1904) 336

12 Juan Bautista Justo: Signor Lorini's Monetary Theory (1904) 339

13 José Nicolás Matienzo: Representative Federal Government in the Argentine Republic (1910) 345

Chapter 5 Liberalism on the Defensive (1912-1940) 363

1 Roque Sáenz Peña: Message on the Electoral Reform (Buenos Aires, February 29, 1912) 365

2 Juan Bautista Justo: The Protectionist Fallacy (1916) 373

3 Antonio Bermejo: Dissenting Opinion in Ercolano, Agustín v. Lanteri Renshaw, Julieta (1922) 375

4 Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear and José Nicolás Matienzo: Message and Bill of the Executive Declaring the Need to Amend Articles 42, 46, 67, Section 7, and 75 and 87 of the National Constitution (1923) 387

5 Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear and Víctor Molina: Internal Taxation (1924) 392

6 José Nicolás Matienzo: Civilization Is the Work of the People, Not of the Rulers (1932) (Excerpts) 405

7 Emilio A. Coni: Letter to a Martian (1933) 411

8 Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear: Speech Delivered as Guest of Honor of the British Chamber of Commerce in the Argentine Republic at Lunch in the Plaza Hotel, July 11, 1940 416

Short Biographies 427

Chronology 431

Index 433

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