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Politics and Urban Growth in Buenos Aires, 1910-1942 - Cambridge Latin American Studies 74 (Paperback)
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Politics and Urban Growth in Buenos Aires, 1910-1942 - Cambridge Latin American Studies 74 (Paperback)

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Paperback 296 Pages / Published: 16/10/2003
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Buenos Aires is Argentina's national capital and largest city. This book, first published in 1994, describes the development of the city during the period from 1910 to the early 1940s. It focuses on the role of politics and local government in the evolution of the city, detailing elections, party competition, and debates on important public works issues. The political story is set within the larger context of the overall growth of the capital. This is the first work to cover comprehensively the history of the city for this period and the first to concentrate on the neglected topic of local government.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521530651
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 440 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"...an uplifting, as well as scholarly, introduction to one of South America's great cities." Times Literary Supplement
"With this book on municipal administration and growth in the city of Buenos Aires, political historian Richard J. Walter makes a significant contribution to the study of twentieth-century Latin American urban history." The Americas
"The book is also illuminating regarding the political culture and electoral behavior of the local inhabitants." Raul Garcia Heras, Latin American Research Review

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