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Argentina's Partisan Past: Nationalism and the Politics of History

Michael Goebel


This book is a challenging new study about the production, spread, and use of understandings of national history and identity for political purposes in twentieth-century Argentina. Based on extensive research of primary and published sources, it analyses how nationalist views about what it meant to be Argentine were built into the country's long-drawn-out crisis of liberal democracy from the 1930s to the 1980s. Eschewing the notion of any straightforward relationship between cultural customs, ideas, and political practices, the study seeks to provide a more nuanced framework for understanding ... More

Keywords: national identity, twentieth-century Argentina, primary sources, published sources, liberal democracy, cultural customs, cultural ideas, political practices, popular culture, intellectuals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781846312380
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317149


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Goebel, author