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Author: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ; translated from the Spanish by Kathleen Ross ; with an introduction by Roberto Gonz�alez Echevarr�ia. ; Domingo Faustino Sarmiento; Kathleen Ross
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.
Series: Latin American literature and culture (Berkeley, Calif.), 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An educator and writer, Sarmiento was President of Argentina from 1868 to 1874. His Facundo is a study of the Argentine character, a prescription for the modernization of Latin America, and a protest against the tyranny of the government of Juan Manuel de Rosas (1835-1852). The book brings nineteenth-century Latin American history to life even as it raises questions still being debated today--questions regarding the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Juan Facundo Quiroga; Juan Manuel de Rosas; Juan Facundo Quiroga; Juan Manuel de Rosas; Juan Facundo Quiroga
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ; translated from the Spanish by Kathleen Ross ; with an introduction by Roberto Gonz�alez Echevarr�ia. ; Domingo Faustino Sarmiento; Kathleen Ross
ISBN: 0520081595 9780520081598 0520239806 9780520239807
OCLC Number: 52312471
Description: 284 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Physical aspect of the argentine republic, and the ideas, customs, and characters it engenders --
Argentine originality and characters --
Association --
The revolution of 1810 --
Life of Juan Facundo Quiroga --
La Rioja --
Social life (1825) --
Tests of strength --
Society at war --
Society at war --
Society at war --
Society at war --
Barranca-yaco!!! --
Unitarist government --
Present and future.
Series Title: Latin American literature and culture (Berkeley, Calif.), 12.
Other Titles: Facundo.
Responsibility: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento ; translated from the Spanish by Kathleen Ross ; with an introduction by Roberto González Echevarría.
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