The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations: The History of Argentina

Editor/Author Lewis, Daniel K.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: 978-1-61-069860-3
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Pending
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This second edition of "The History of Argentina" provides a broad overview of the country's cycles and changes with emphasis placed on the political and economic events that shaped the last five decades. Now updated to include additional information regarding recent developments in the Peronist faction that remains in power but continues to face old rivals and new threats, the book offers an introductory survey that features a general overview of key eras, events, trends, and individuals.

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Table of Contents

  • Series Foreword
  • Preface
  • 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 Perón's Shadow (1955–1972)
  • 8 A Society at War (1970–1983)
  • 9 Democracy's Fragile Return (1983–1991)
  • 10 False Hopes (1991–2001)
  • 11 Peronism's Third Turn (2002–2014)
  • Notable People in the History of Argentina
  • Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
  • Bibliographic Essay