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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nationalism -- Argentina.,
  • Argentina -- History, 1810-1910.,
  • Argentina -- intellectual life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p301-311. - Includes index.

StatementNicolas Shumway.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,325p. :
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17320256M
ISBN 100520082842

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  About the Book. The nations of Latin America came into being without a strong sense of national purpose and identity. In The Invention of Argentina, Nicholas Shumway offers a cultural history of one nation's efforts to determine its nature, its destiny, and its place among the nations of the analysis is crucial to understanding not only Argentina's development but also current events. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, 2 maps, portraits ; 23 cm: Contents: Preface 1. Prelude to. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface 1. Hispanic American Historical Review () 72 (3): – Standard View; PDF Link PDF; Cite Icon Cite; Share IconCited by:

Free Online Library: The Invention of Argentina. by "Americas (English Edition)"; Humanities, general International relations Political science Book reviews Books Printer . A couple of days ago, Tyler Cowen asked which is “the best book about each country:” To count, the book must have some aspirations to be a general survey of what the country is or to cover much of the history of the country. So your favorite book on the French Revolution is not eligible,. The economic history of Argentina is one of the most studied, owing to the "Argentine paradox", its unique condition as a country that had achieved advanced development in the early 20th century but experienced a reversal, which inspired an enormous wealth of literature and diverse analysis on the causes of this decline. Since independence from Spain in , the country has defaulted on its.   Lessons in Argentinian history. Jeff Falk – Octo Posted in: Current News. When Dean of Humanities Nicolas Shumway published “The Invention of Argentina” in , little did he anticipate the impact the book would have in the world’s eighth-largest country.