Region and Nation Politics, Economy and Society in Twentieth Century Argentina by James Brennan
  

Region and Nation Politics, Economy and Society in Twentieth Century Argentina

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Region and Nation Politics, Economy and Society in Twentieth Century Argentina by James Brennan

The study of twentieth-century Argentine history is undergoing a radical transformation. Both Argentine and U.S. historians of Argentina are recasting the great debates in the historiography by challenging the Buenos Aires-centered focus of most of the existing historical scholarship and offering a new perspective on the country's modern history. Argentina's supposed 'exceptionalism' is being challenged by these historians. The persistence of political clientilism and oligarchic rule, enclave economies and pre-capitalist social relations, the role of traditional institutions such as the Church and family, intense class conflict and working class militancy, all approximate Argentina closer to the Latin American experience than the previous historiography would suggest. This book is a unique collaboration between Argentine and U.S. historians of this 'other Argentina.'

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...an extremely valuable contribution...insightful and original work on diverse topics... - Journal of Latin American Studies

About the Author

James Brennan is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside, and has published widely on modern Argentine history. Ofelia Pianetto is Professor Emeritus at the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba and specializes in Argentine social and labor history.

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Format

Paperback
233 pages

Author

James Brennan
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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Publication date

30th January 2003

ISBN

9781349628469


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