A History Of Argentina In The Twentieth Century: Updated And Revised Edition by Luis Alberto RomeroA History Of Argentina In The Twentieth Century: Updated And Revised Edition by Luis Alberto Romero

A History Of Argentina In The Twentieth Century: Updated And Revised Edition

byLuis Alberto RomeroTranslated byJames P. Brennan

Paperback | October 31, 2013

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A History of Argentina in the Twentieth Century, originally published in Buenos Aires in 1994, attained instant status as a classic. Written as an introductory text for university students and the general public, it is a profound reflection on the “Argentine dilemma” and the challenges that the country faces as it tries to rebuild democracy. Luis Alberto Romero brilliantly and painstakingly reconstructs and analyzes Argentina’s tortuous, often tragic modern history, from the “alluvial society” born of mass immigration, to the dramatic years of Juan and Eva Perón, to the recent period of military dictatorship. For this second English-language edition, Romero has written new chapters covering the Kirchner decade (2003–13), the upheavals surrounding the country’s 2001 default on its foreign debt, and the tumultuous years that followed as Argentina sought to reestablish a role in the global economy while securing democratic governance and social peace.

Luis Alberto Romero is Professor Emeritus at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and founding director of the Center of Political History in the School of Politics and Government at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín. James P. Brennan is Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside. He is the coauthor, with Marcelo R...
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Title:A History Of Argentina In The Twentieth Century: Updated And Revised EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:425 pages, 9 × 6.05 × 1.08 inPublished:October 31, 2013Publisher:Penn State University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0271062282

ISBN - 13:9780271062280

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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface to the Updated and Revised English-Language Edition

Preface to the First Spanish-Language Edition

Preface to the First English-Language Edition

1 1916

2 The Radical Governments, 1916–1930

3 The Conservative Restoration, 1930–1943

4 The Perón Government, 1943–1955

5 The Stalemate, 1955–1966

6 Dependency or Liberation, 1966–1976

7 The “Process,” 1976–1983

8 Advance and Retreat, 1983–1989

9 The Great Transformation, 1989–1999

10 Crisis and Reconstruction, 1999–2005

11 A New Opportunity, 2005–2010

Epilogue

Glossary of Spanish Terms

Bibliography

Index