The Argentina Reader

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Dezember 2002



An interdisciplinary anthology that includes many primary materials never before published in English.


Epigraph Cesar Fernandez Moreno, "Argentine To Death" (1963) Acknowledgements;
General Introduction 1 AT THE MARGINS OF THE EMPIRE Introduction;
The Deeds of Elal Anonymous;
Going Wild Ulderico Schmidt;
Monsters in Patagonia Antonio Pigafetta;
Women Captives Ruy Diaz de Guzman;
The Jesuit Mission Father Strobel;
A Gaucho Sings the Victories of the Empire Juan Baltasar Maciel;
The First British Invasion Mariquita Sanchez de Thompson 2 TO BUILD A NATION Introduction;
The Revolution Tulio Halperin Donghi;
The Landowners Petition Mariano Moreno;
The Good Citizen General San Martin;
Women in the Fatherland Juana Manuela Gorriti;
The Caudillo's Order Juan Manuel de Rosas;
Civilization or Barbarism Domingo F Sarmiento;
Rosas and Washington Pedro de Angelis;
The Black Girl Anonymous;
Immigration as a Means of Progress Juan Bautista Alberdi 3 FRONTIERS Introduction;
The Slaughterhouse Esteban Echeverria;
Wars of Extermination Charles Darwin;
The Triple Alliance Captain Francisco Seeber;
One Hundred Leagues of Trench Alfred Ebelot;
Gauchos in and out of the State Jose Hernandez;
An Expedition to the Ranquel Indians Lucio V Mansilla;
Amerindian Resistance Chief Manuel Namuncura 4 SPLENDOR AND FIN-DE-SIECLE Introduction;
The Foundation of the National State David Vinas;
The Paris of South America James Scobie;
The Modern Crowd Jose Maria Ramos Mejia;
Making it in America Oreste Sola;
The Jewish Gauchos Alberto Gerchunoff;
The Birth of Tango Simon Collier;
Bourgeois Snakes Jose Ingenieros;
Argentina as Latin American Avant-Garde Ruben Dario;
National Identity in a Cosmopolitan Society Leopoldo Lugones 5 MODERN TIMES Introduction;
Simon Radowitzky Osvaldo Bayer;
The Ucr David Rock;
Poems to be Read on a Trolley Car Oliverio Girondo;
Modern Women Alfonsina Storni;
X-Ray of the Pampa Ezequiel Martinez Estrada;
Soccer and Popular Joy Roberto Arlt;
Cambalache Enrique Santos Discepolo 6 POPULISM AND NEW NATIONALISM Introduction;
Peron and the People Daniel James;
Saint Evita Tomas Eloy Martinez;
Ramona's Revenge Lino Palacio;
Funes, the Memorious Jorge Luis Borges;
Victorian Fathers Victoria Ocampo;
The Foreign Gaze Witold Gombrowicz;
Village on the River Juanele Ortiz;
House Taken Over Julio Cortaza;
Operation Massacre Rodolfo Walsh 7 REVOLUTIONARY DREAMS Introduction;
The Latin American Revolution According to Che Ernesto "Che" Guevara;
Are We All Neurotic? Anonymous;
Tucuman is Burning Maria Teresa Gramuglio &
Nicolas Rosa;
The Cordobazo Agustin Tosco;
The Words of Silence Alejandra Pizarnik;
The Muleteer Atahualpa Yupanqui;
Montoneros Soldiers of Peron Richard Gillespie;
Anti-Revolutionary Peronism Juan Domingo Peron 8 STATE VIOLENCE Introduction;
Modernization and Military Coups Guillermo O'Donnell;
Artificial Respiration Ricardo Piglia;
The Mad Women at Plaza de Mayo Hebe Bonafini &
Matilde Sanchez;
Never Again Conadep;
Still Harboring Juan Gelman;
In State of Memory Tununa Mercado;
Corpses Nestor Perlongher;
War in the South Atlantic Graciela Speranza and Fernando Cittadini 9 DEMOCRACY AND NEOLIBERALISM Introduction: Teaching the Republic Raul Alfonsin;
Living with Inflation Osvaldo Soriano;
Menem: A New Style in Politics Vicente Palermo y Marcos Novaro;
The Journalist as the People's Detective Horacio Gonzalez;
Roadblocks, Detours, and Crossroads Rodolfo Rabanal 10 ARGENTINA IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION: NEW CITIZENSI-IIPS AND THE POLITICS OF MEMORY Introduction;
We are all Cursed Javier Auyero;
Soccer and Masculinity Eduardo Archetti;
Amerindian Rights State Law of Indigenous Rights;
Feminist Awakenings Marecla Nari;
The Children of Death Maria Moreno;
Active Memory Laura Ginsberg;
Infinity Cesar Aira;
Postmodern Forgetfulness Beatriz Sarlo Further Readings;
List of Illustrations


Gabriela Nouzeilles is Assistant Professor of Romance Studies at Duke University.Graciela Montaldo is Professor of Languages and Literatures at the Universidad Simon Bolivar.


" ... a stimulating and informative compilation."-- British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America, No 108, April 2003 "[T]he best introduction for English readers to [Argentina's] history, culture, and society... [T]his collection subtly conveys the admirable and loathsome qualities of a complicated and in many ways unfathomable society."--Benjamin Schwarz, The Atlantic Monthly "[A] timely addition to Duke's Latin America Readers series...[P]rovide[s] a comprehensive view of this complex nation of some 37 million people. Recommended..."--Library Journal "[A] timely and stellar collection... This highly rewarding contribution will be useful for students and Argentina experts alike."--Foreign Affairs "Recommended."--E. Pang, Choice "Conveying the complex enigmatic contradiction that is Argentina in the pages of a book is accomplished in this installment of Duke's 'Latin America Readers' series... [T]he editors provide ample context for any reader to appreciate Argentina's rich culture and history... From sports and arts to history and politics this is a welcome and timely addition to our understanding of Argentina."--Teo Ballve, NACLA Report on the Americas "The collection provides a rich and stimulating overview of this country that should prove useful for a range of readers."--British Bulletin of Publications "With this expertly selected collection of primary documents and scholarly works, Gabriela Nouzeilles and Graciela Montaldo have ... presented ... a rich and complex introduction to Argentina. For college instructors seeking an English language anthology for a course on Argentine history and culture, this work is simply indispensable."--Matthew B. Karush, The Americas "The coverage provided by so many essays is impressive and, for someone working in culture, enormously satisfying... This volume will be a welcome adjunct text to any number of courses... It would also be especially useful, given the fact that the material is all presented in English, in history courses focusing wholly or in large part on Argentina... The Duke series is a brilliant idea, and one looks forward to seeing additional volumes in the series."--David William Foster, Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies "Wide-ranging... [A]n excellent starting point for further reading... [H]ighly recommended."--The Rough Guide to Argentina Abstract in Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education. Listed in New Mexico Historical Review and Publishers Weekly. A Zonalatina.com book of the week.
EAN: 9780822329145
ISBN: 082232914X
Untertitel: History, Culture, Politics. 'The Latin America Readers'. 43 b&w photos, 2 maps. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Duke University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2002
Seitenanzahl: 600 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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