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Politics and Urban Growth in Buenos Aires, 1910–1942

Politics and Urban Growth in Buenos Aires, 1910–1942

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  • Date Published: October 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521530651

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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.

    • The first study to cover so comprehensively the history of the city for this period
    • Concentrates on the neglected topic of local government
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    • Date Published: October 2003
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521530651
    • length: 296 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.44kg
    • contains: 24 b/w illus. 10 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Buenos Aires before World War I
    2. Prelude to reform
    3. Reform and Its consequences
    4. A new council
    5. Buenos Aires in the 1920s
    6. Noel and the council: round one
    7. Noel and the council: round two
    8. Cantilo, colectivos, and subways
    9. Conservative resurgence: Guerrico and Naón
    10. Vedia y Mitre and the council: round one
    11. 1936
    12. Vedia y Mitre and the council: round two
    13. Old business
    14. Democracy under siege
    15. Buenos Aires in the early 1940s
    Appendix
    Bibliography.

  • Author

    Richard J. Walter, Washington University, St Louis

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