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The history of Argentina

Author: Daniel K Lewis
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2015.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Presenting an accessible introduction to Argentina's complex history, this book enables readers to better understand how Argentina's history follows and diverges from other South American nations. • Serves as an accessible reference work that overviews Argentina's history and recent events, with particular coverage of the rise of presidents Nicolás Kirchner and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to dominance within  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel K Lewis
ISBN: 9781610698603 1610698606
OCLC Number: 890309918
Description: xxii, 227 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
1. Argentina today --
2. The colonial era (to 1800) --
3. Independence and the construction of Argentina (1800-1880) --
4. Argentina's "Golden Age" (1880-1910) --
5. Democracy's appearance (1890-1943) --
6. Perón and Argentina (1943-1955) --
7. Under Peron's shadow (1955-1972) --
8. A society at war (1970-1983) --
9. Democracy's fragile return (1983-1991) --
10. False hopes (1991-2001) --
11. Perónism's third turn (2002-2014) --
Notable people in the history of Argentina.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Daniel K. Lewis.

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Presenting an accessible introduction to Argentina's complex history, this book enables readers to better understand how Argentina's history follows and diverges from other South American nations.  Read more...

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