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The Making of Montevideo: Contraband, Reforms, and Authority

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The late eighteenth century brought a series of important changes to the Rio de la Plata region. The expulsion of the Portuguese from Colonia, the creation of the vice-royalty of Rio de la Plata, and ... More


Return to the Americas

in A Life in Shadow: Aimé Bonpland in Southern South America, 1817–1858

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752602
eISBN:
9780804774277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752602.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers Aimé Bonpland's arrival in the city of Buenos Aires early in 1817. This reflected the bold decision to chance a career in the Americas in the early phase of the formation of ... More


Juan Manuel de Rosas: Argentina 1829–1852

John Lynch

in Caudillos in Spanish America 1800–1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198211358
eISBN:
9780191678189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211358.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Juan Manuel de Rosas was too young to be a hero of independence and his career was built not on his war record, but on his role in post-war Argentina. Nevertheless, his curriculum vitae opened ... More


Argentina

Luigi Manzetti

in Privatization South American Style

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294665
eISBN:
9780191685064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294665.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the actions of President Carlos Menem, the winner of the May 1989 Argentinean polls, in turning around the economy of Argentina through the establishment of a free market and ... More


The Places of Disorder

Lila Caimari

in While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter delves into the construction of a symbolic opposition between Buenos Aires and its suburbs. Like the city's outskirts themselves, the contrast was born of large-scale demographic and ... More


Cross-Cultural Comparison and the Writing of Migration History: Some Thoughts on How to Study Italians in the New World

Samuel L. Baily

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter summarizes the logic of comparative studies, and the work on Italian immigration to Buenos Aires and New York City from 1870 to 1914, and proposes what may be a coming agenda for ... More


Salon Cultures

Kathy Davis

in Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter assesses the question of authenticity—that is, what is the essence of tango and whose tango is it—as a necessary preamble to understanding the reception of tango across the globe as well ... More


Seizing State Building Opportunities during Argentina’s Wool Boom, 1852–1886

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Argentina’s wool boom led politically dominant ranchers in Buenos Aires province to press for new public goods, including railroads, credit market reform, and territorial pacification. Conflict ... More


Buenos Aires Blues: Modernism in the Creole City

Vera M. Kutzinski

in The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the reception of Langston Hughes' writing in Buenos Aires. Rather than focus on poems that place Hughes in the context of transatlantic modernisms, it situates his verse in the ... More


the elevation of cooking in turn-of-the-century argentina

Rebekah E. Pite

in Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Dona Petrona, Women, and Food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606897
eISBN:
9781469608044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606897.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter starts with a recipe for Pastelitos de Dulce (Quince-Filled Pastries). The chapter describes Petrona Carrizo de Gandulfo's childhood and how interestingly she didn't enjoy cooking as a ... More


Introduction

Lila Caimari

in While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter begins with the author's account of the origins of the present volume, which can be traced back to her interest in a late nineteenth-century set of concepts, images, and ... More


Pistoleros

Lila Caimari

in While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the material evolution of illegal practices in the city of Buenos Aires. This emphasis suggests a hypothesis: that the motor of change can be found in interactions between ... More


Order and the City

Lila Caimari

in While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers accounts of the situation in Buenos Aires in the wake of the 1930 global economic crisis on Buenos Aires. Historians have painted divergent pictures of porteño society and the ... More


Transnational Encounters

Kathy Davis

in Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter treats tango as a contact zone for transnational encounters, whereby differently located people come together in a space that is “already invaded” by a history of affiliations across ... More


Trajectory of Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Kacey Link and Kristin Wendland

in Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199348220
eISBN:
9780199348268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348220.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter offers a historical trajectory of Argentine tango music and the genre’s stylistic development from its origins to today. The chapter frames the discussion of tango style into the ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in Argentina

Guillermo Mastrini, Ana Bizberge, and MartÍn Becerra

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes media ownership and concentration in Argentina. Following an overview of the Argentine media landscape, the remainder of the chapter looks at print media (newspapers, book ... More


An Opera House for the “Paris of South America”

in The Opera Fanatic: Ethnography of an Obsession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226043401
eISBN:
9780226043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043432.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter describes the Colón Opera House in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It explains that the opera house was established in 1857 and was since then considered as the main square of, not just the ... More


Languages of Crime

Lila Caimari

in While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes a period in which the most important national media outlets in Argentina began to alter the established language they used to describe crime, a moment when journalists, ... More


Detecting Disorder

Lila Caimari

in While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Keeping order in the city is the oldest of police duties. In the 1820s, the Policía de Buenos Aires adopted the image of a watchful eye as their emblem, placing the symbol on their medallions, ... More


A framework for urban integration: the case of Buenos Aires

Séverine Deneulin, Eduardo Lépore, Ann Mitchell, and Ana Lourdes Suárez

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines how the capability approach is being integrated into the policies and priorities of the local government of the federal city of Buenos Aires in Argentina. It first considers ... More


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