Chile and Argentina by Mark Szuchman audiobook

Chile and Argentina

By Mark Szuchman
Read by Richard C. Hottelet

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The "southern cone" of South America has a vibrant yet checkered history. Argentina in 1920 was a productive and wealthy nation, yet by the 1980s was reduced to virtual third world status. Chile has a long history of internal strife, usually with representative politics until authoritarians seized power in 1973. Chile was influenced by Spanish conquerors; Argentina's Italian and German immigrants made it the most "European" of any South American country. The World's Political Hot Spots series explains the basis of conflicts in some of the world's most politically sensitive areas. Many of these regions are in today's headlines, and tensions have recently become violent in virtually all of them. Each presentation covers up to ten centuries of background, revealing how and why today's problems occur.

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The "southern cone" of South America has a vibrant yet checkered history. Argentina in 1920 was a productive and wealthy nation, yet by the 1980s was reduced to virtual third world status. Chile has a long history of internal strife, usually with representative politics until authoritarians seized power in 1973. Chile was influenced by Spanish conquerors; Argentina's Italian and German immigrants made it the most "European" of any South American country.

The World's Political Hot Spots series explains the basis of conflicts in some of the world's most politically sensitive areas. Many of these regions are in today's headlines, and tensions have recently become violent in virtually all of them. Each presentation covers up to ten centuries of background, revealing how and why today's problems occur.

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Author Bio: Mark Szuchman

Author Bio: Mark Szuchman

Mark D. Szuchman is a professor of Latin American history and chair of the Department of History at Florida International University. The managing editor of Hispanic American Historical Review, he is the author of Order, Family, and Community in Buenos Aires, 1810–1860 and Mobility and Integration in Urban Argentina: Córdoba in the Liberal Era.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.92
Audience: Adult
Language: English