Civility and Politics in the Origins of the Argentine Nation : Soociabilities in Buenos Aires, 1829-1862


GONZALEZ BERNALDO DE QUIROS, Pilar. Civility and Politics in the Origins ofthe Argentine Nation : Soociabilities in Buenos Aires, 1829-1862. Translat ion by Daniel Philip Tunnard. Los Angeles :UCLA Latin American Center Publications, (2006). Pp (8),ix-xiv,(2),1-399,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated red card covers, lettered in white. UCLA Latin American Studies, Volume 88. "A truly ground-breaking history of the decisive years in the formation of the modern nation of Argentina, this volume explores the sociocultural processes leading to its emergence by exploring and documenting political sociability in Buenos Aires. The relational practices of people and the physical spaces wherein groups of people¿primarily the cultural and political elite but also other groups including the Afro-Argentine population¿meetand interact are documented through archival materials from private groups and organizations and police records. The author also presents materials f rom the newspapers and magazines, contemporary memoirs, traveler accounts, and commercial guides of the period. Such sources and the three elements ofher methodology¿analysis of sociability practices, experimental cartograph y, and collective biography¿provide a unique perspective on the city¿s politics and culture during a transformative period." (from the back cover). Contents : Introduction. Part I: Nationless Peoples (1820-1852). 1. Public Sociability Spaces in Buenos Aires. 2. New Relational Forms: Associative Sociability. 3. Politics on the Boundaries of Civility. 4. The Separation of Authority and Civility (1838-1852). Part II: The Nation in Power (1852-1862).5. Buenos Aires and its New Institutions of Sociability. 6. New Modalities of Social Exchanges. 7. The Public Sphere and Representative Government. 8 . The Nation and New Social Ties. Conclusion: The Creation of a Nation in the River Plate during the Nineteenth Century. Very good. 50.00

Title: Civility and Politics in the Origins of the Argentine Nation : Soociabilities in Buenos Aires, 1829-1862

Author Name: GONZALEZ BERNALDO DE QUIROS, Pilar TUNNARD, Daniel Philip, trans. UCLA Latin American Studies, Volume 88

Categories: 41,

Publisher: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, Los Angeles, 2006, ISBN:9780879030896:

Seller ID: 110893

Keywords: ARGENTINA BUENOS AIRES POLITICS SOCIAL CONDITIONS LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINIAN HISTORY,