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21. Irish Ingleses: The Irish Immigrant
22. Argentina: A Short History
23. Civilizing Argentina: Science,
24. The Falklands War 1982 (Essential
25. Argentina: What Went Wrong (Greenwood
26. Routine Politics and Violence
27. Argentina - The People (Lands,
28. Secondary Cities of Argentina:
29. Freud in the Pampas: The Emergence
30. The Real Odessa: How Peron Brought
31. Argentina and the United States:
32. Historia De La Crisis Argentina/
33. Argentina's Parallel Currency:
34. Argentina: Webster's Timeline
35. Breve historia de la politica
36. The Prairies and the Pampas: Agrarian
37. Randall: Economic History of Argentina
38. The Argentina Name in History
39. Argentina; legend and history
40. Oil and Nationalism in Argentina:

21. Irish Ingleses: The Irish Immigrant Experience in Argentina, 1840-1920 (Irish Abroad)
by Helen Kelly
Hardcover: 250 Pages (2009-06-16)
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22. Argentina: A Short History
by Colin M. Lewis
Paperback: 272 Pages (2002-10-01)
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Asin: 1851683003
Average Customer Review: 1.5 out of 5 stars
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With special focus on political intrigue, military power, and such key figures as Eva Peron and Videla, this is a engaging survey of the driving forces behind Argentina, its dramatic rise, and recent problems. ... Read more

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1-0 out of 5 stars Rather a shallow history of Argentina
This is not a good book. As another reviewer pointed out, at best it's an economic history of Argentina, and one that's not particularly short. But even with that limited scope it fails. The book flits about, jumping from era to era and topic to topic, often within the same paragraph. Little or no effort is made to describe events or explain their causes. Instead the author glosses themes in language loaded with jargon that often seems designed to impress or confuse the reader. It's almost like a summary piece on a financial news network that goes on and on but never really says anything.

One image kept popping into my mind as I read this book: a swarm of chaotic fruit flies buzzing over a bowl of decaying bananas. That pretty much sums it up.

3-0 out of 5 stars Good Snapshot about Argentina
Although it is a good snapshot about Argentina's history, sometimes lacks clarity as it is trying to condense too much information in very few pages.

1-0 out of 5 stars Deceptive Title
One would expect that a book titled Argentina A Short History would be a short history of Argentina. OK, the description says the writer is an economist, so I expected, and wanted, some economic analysis. But as a history, the book is useless. Rather than a narrative, the book jumps from decade to decade and century to century without any apparent plan or logic. Since I did not read the entire book, I cannot review it for what it actually is, an economic analysis. If that is what you are looking for perhaps the book is for you. Just be aware, the title should be The Argentine Economy, an analysis for specialists in South American history and economics. ... Read more

23. Civilizing Argentina: Science, Medicine, and the Modern State
by Julia Rodriguez
Paperback: 320 Pages (2006-02-27)
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After a promising start as a prosperous and liberal democratic nation at the end of the nineteenth century, Argentina descended into instability and crisis. This stark reversal, in a country rich in natural resources and seemingly bursting with progress and energy, has puzzled many historians. In Civilizing Argentina, Julia Rodriguez takes a sharply contrary view, demonstrating that Argentina's turn of fortune is not a mystery but rather the ironic consequence of schemes to "civilize" the nation in the name of progressivism, health, science, and public order.

With new medical and scientific information arriving from Europe at the turn of the century, a powerful alliance developed among medical, scientific, and state authorities in Argentina. These elite forces promulgated a political culture based on a medical model that defined social problems such as poverty, vagrancy, crime, and street violence as illnesses to be treated through programs of social hygiene. They instituted programs to fingerprint immigrants, measure the bodies of prisoners, place wives who disobeyed their husbands in "houses of deposit," and exclude or expel people deemed socially undesirable, including groups such as labor organizers and prostitutes. Such policies, Rodriguez argues, led to the destruction of the nation's liberal ideals and opened the way to the antidemocratic, authoritarian governments that came later in the twentieth century. ... Read more

24. The Falklands War 1982 (Essential Histories)
by Duncan Anderson
Paperback: 96 Pages (2002-02-25)
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The Argentine invasion of the Falklands in 1982 sparked national outrage and Britain felt she had to avenge the humiliation and protect her own. This volume explores both the military and political dimensions of this important conflict, including detailed accounts of the air / sea battle, the Battle for San Carlos Water, Goose Green, Mt Harriet, Tumbledown and many others. It explains how success in the Falklands set the stage for the years of Thatcher's dominance, and restored British prestige. Including first hand accounts from both soldiers and civilians, this is an interesting and thoroughly up to date appraisal. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Good overview of the war
I wanted to read a concise overview of the Falklands war to add to what I remembered from the time.The Osprey books generally do a good job with quick overviews and this one was just what I wanted with the right amount of detail.

4-0 out of 5 stars A good account of the war
As usual, Osprey describes war histories in a very effective way. This book is ideal for anyone who wants to have a neat idea of what happened in Falkland/Malvinas in 1982.

2-0 out of 5 stars Not enough sources, too many errors
If you are looking for a narration of the Falklands War from the English point of view, this is the right book for you: brief, exciting and with many illustrations. However, if you want an exhaustive, updated and impartial chronicle of this conflict, you will be disappointed with this work ofDuncan Anderson.
The reasons are not difficult to guess. In the section "Select bibliography", the author mentions NINE books; only "half-book" (the work of Virginia Gamba-Stonehouse with Lawrence Freedman) have Argentine origins. Hardly surprising, the text of Anderson is strongly unilateral and full of errors. Here a brief selection:
3) Page 11: no mention to the first English invasion of Buenos Aires in 1806 under the command of Popham and Beresford (the same expedition who occupied Cape Colony before)
"...an along with [Argentine] independence in 1820..."
Argentine independence took place in 1816, not 1820
"In 1831 the American frigate Lemington..."
The US-American ship's name was Lexington
8) Page 25: "...Harriers...would have to face some 120 Argentine machines of equal of superior performance."
A quarter of these 118 Argentine aircraft were COIN/trainer turboprops (Pucará & Turbo Mentor) with a maximum speed of 500 km/h. Only 32 machines (8 Mirage III and 24 Daggers) were theoretically superior to the Sea Harrier, but they operated at the limit of their range (they wouldn't perform any air refuelling) and their missiles were very inferior to the AIM-9L Sidewinder
12) Page 32 (photo): "Douglas A-4C Skyhawks."
These are A-4B of the Grupo 5 de Caza (Fight Group 5)
14) Page 35 (map): "Task Group 79.1 & 2 (Aircraft-carrier and 2 destroyers)" and "Task Group 79.4 (3 frigates)"
These groups included four destroyers (Hércules, Santísima Trinidad, Comodoro Py and Comodoro Seguí) and three corvettes (Drummond, Granville and Guerrico)
15) Page 37: "Unknown to the RAF, the Argentine engineers who had constructed the airfield had made a mistake when plotting its position on survey maps. As a consequence, the airfield's position on maps the crew was using was 1,000 m from its actual position."
Really? Perhaps the Argentine engineers made this error on purpose for the British maps; or perhaps that was only an excuse of the British pilots for their failure to hit a 1,250 m runway meanwhile their Argentine colleagues hit frigates that were ten times smaller...
"...one bomb hit the centre of the runway, cratering it badly and ensuring it could not be used by fast jets."
The bomb hit only a border of the runway, that was never able to operations with fast jets because it was still too short
17) Page 40: "She [the Belgrano] sank within 45 minutes, with the loss of 368 lives."
The Belgrano sank within one hour, with the loss of 323 lives
18) Page 41: "During the next 24 hours Lynx helicopters sank and disabled two Argentine patrol boats on their way to the islands."
No Argentine patrol boat was sunk. The Skua missiles were unable to sink the 800-ton Alférez Sobral: damaged and with seven killed it was able to reach Puerto Deseado without help. The Sobral wasn't on the way to the island but on the search of the crew of the Canberra shot down at 1 May: the two airmen were never found
19) Page 43: "The first success came on 9 May when Coventry, a Type 42, shot down two Skyhawks and a Puma helicopter."
The two A-4C were not hit by Sea Darts missiles but they crashed due to bad weather (like two Sea Harriers three days before)
"...a bomb from the second attack wave hit Glasgow, but passed through her without exploding."
Right, but Glasgow was so badly damaged that some days later it had to take the way back to England
21) Page 50: "In fact, the settlements [at Goose Green] held 1,500; with added reinforcements the number was to rise to 1,630."
At 26 May, the settlements held only 845 men (included 202 ground crew from the airfield). At 28 May two reinforcements came: a platoon of the Regiment 25 (44 men) and the Company B of the Regiment 12 (132 men)
23) Page 53: "As he [Jones] single-handedly stormed an Argentine trench from the rear, he was cut down by a burst of machine gun fire from behind".
I don't want to offend the memory of "H" Jones, but I must tell you the other version of his death:
As the Company A was stopped by the fire of the defenders of Darwin in a path between two minefields, three Paras took off und shuttled their helmets. The Argentine officer, Lt Juan José Gómez Centurión, accepted the parliament's offer and met one of the enemy soldiers who introduced him as Lieutenant Colonel Jones and demanded the surrender of the Argentines. Surprised and annoyed, Gómez Centurión broke up the parliament and both officers went back to their men. At this moment a British MG that used the break to flank the Argentine's position opened fire and hit three Argentine soldiers. Gómez Centurión saw Jones behind a fence and fired twice with his rifle: Jones was hit from a bullet in the neck and died.
24) Page 54: "...the Argentines [suffered] 55 dead and 86 wounded. In addition, 1,536 physically uninjured Argentines became prisoners of war."
The Argentines suffered 50 dead and almost 120 men were wounded. Only 1,083 soldiers surrendered
"...the Argentines...were...equipped with automatic weapons...and supported by mortar and artillery fire and ground attack aircraft."
The Argentines had only four machine guns (one 12,7mm and three 7,62 mm), whereas their enemy had 56 MG (14 to 1). As the Argentines, the Paras had 105mm guns (at the end six), 81 mm mortars (at the end eight) and air-ground support. And they had something that the Argentines didn't have: 12 granade-throwers M79, MILAN and Blowpipes missiles and naval fire support from the 114mm gun of the frigate Arrow
26) Page 58: "The frigate Cardiff, returning from bombarding Stanley, sighted the landing craft."
Cardiff was not a frigate but a Type 42 destroyer. By the way, one hour before a British Gazelle helicopter was shot down by "over-anxious" crew of Cardiff: four men were killed
27) "The landing craft [Foxtrot 4] was saved from almost certain destruction by the arrival of two Sea Harriers..."
The Foxtrot 4 was sunk together with the transported material
29) "...British gunners were trained to a much higher standard."
The principal advantage of British artillery was the 17 km range of their guns compared with the 10,5 km range of Argentine OTO Melara howitzers
"...additional fire support was to be provided by automatic 4." guns of four warships..."
The standard gun of British warships is 4,5in (114mm)
36) Page 86: "Nearly 100 Argentine dead were found in positions on the ridge [Wireless Ridge]..."
The Regimiento 7 lost in Longdon and Wireless Ridge only 35 killed
Finally: in this book I couldn't find any reference to the help of the Chilean dictatorship to Britain (military intelligence, aggressive movements of his army and navy against Argentine, a British Recce-Canberra unit that operated with Chilean colours from the Patagonia, etc): this help was acknowledged in public by Margaret Thatcher in 1999, when her friend, ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet, was arrested in England.

More than twenty years after the conflict, such inaccuracy is simply unacceptable. It is lamentable that Anderson, in spite of his notables academic records (he is head of the Department of War Studies at Sandhurst), has been incapable to write a true valuable work on this tragic conflict.

5-0 out of 5 stars Fantastic history of the Falklands war
I found this to be extremely informative as well a gripping read.Excellently written and involves the reader to make the material come alive.If you have any interest in this conflict this is *the* authoritative read. ... Read more

25. Argentina: What Went Wrong (Greenwood Encyclopedias of Mod)
by Colin M. MacLachlan
Hardcover: 240 Pages (2006-04-30)
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Why has Argentina failed so spectacularly, both economically and politically? It is a puzzle because the country seemed to have all the requirements for greatness, including a well-established middle class of professionals. Its failure raises the specter that other middle-class societies could also fail. In Argentina, MacLachlan delivers history with a plot, a sense of direction and purpose, and fascinating conclusions that reveal a much more complex picture of Argentina than one might have had in mind prior to reading this book.

Argentina traces the roots of the nation from the late colonial period to the present, and examines the impact of events that molded it: the failure of political accommodation in 1912, the role of the oligarchy, the development of a middle class, gender issues, the elaboration of a distinct culture, the era of Peron, the army, and the dirty war. The conclusion suggests the reasons for the nation's difficulties. The IMF, World Bank, and international financial markets play a role, but so does a high level of political corruption and mismanagement of the economy that emerged from political and economic failure. Juan and Eva Peron tried to override politics to create an economic and social balance between urban labor and agriculture interests, but failed. The dirty war arose from that failure. Nationalism forged a culture of victimization and resentment that continues to this day. Laying aside standard explanations, MacLachlan presents a portrait of Argentina that emphasizes the role of a destructive nationalism—and a form a corruption that turns citizens into clients.

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26. Routine Politics and Violence in Argentina: The Gray Zone of State Power (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics)
by Javier Auyero
Paperback: 208 Pages (2007-04-16)
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Close to three hundred stores and supermarkets were looted during week-long food riots in Argentina in December 2001. Thirty-four people were reported dead and hundreds were injured. Among the looting crowds, activists from the Peronist party (the main political party in the country) were quite prominent. During the lootings, police officers were conspicuously absent - particularly when small stores were sacked. Through a combination of archival research, statistical analysis, multi-sited fieldwork, and taking heed of the perspective of contentious politics, this book provides the first available analytic description of the origins, course, meanings, and outcomes of the December 2001 wave of lootings in Argentina. ... Read more

27. Argentina - The People (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures)
by Greg Nickles
Paperback: 32 Pages (2000-10)
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Argentina's rich history is explored as a Spanish colony and on the rocky road to independence and democracy. Candid photos reveal what daily life is like in the city and in the village, how children are educated, what people wear, and how they spend their leisure time. ... Read more

28. Secondary Cities of Argentina: The Social History of Corrientes, Salta, and Mendoza, 1850-1910
by James Scobie
Hardcover: 296 Pages (1988-08-01)
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29. Freud in the Pampas: The Emergence and Development of a Psychoanalytic Culture in Argentina
by Mariano Plotkin
Paperback: 336 Pages (2002-03-01)
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This is a fascinating history of how psychoanalysisbecame an essential element of contemporary Argentine culture-in the media, in politics, and in daily private lives. The book reveals the unique conditions and complex historical process that made possible the diffusion, acceptance, and popularization of psychoanalysis in Argentina, which has the highest number of psychoanalysts per capita in the world. It shows why the intellectual trajectory of the psychoanalytic movement was different in Argentina than in either the United States or Europe and how Argentine culture both fostered and was shaped by its influence.

The book starts with a description of the Argentine medical and intellectual establishments' reception of psychoanalysis, and the subsequent founding of the Argentine Psychoanalytic Association in 1942. It then broadens to describe the emergence of a "psy culture" in the 1960s, tracing its origins to a complex combination of social, economic, political, and cultural factors. The author then analyzes the role of "diffusers" of psychoanalysis in Argentina-both those who were part of the psychoanalytic establishment and those who were not.

The book goes on to discuss specific areas of reception and diffusion of psychoanalytic thought: its acceptance by progressive sectors of the psychiatric profession; the impact of the psychoanalytically oriented program in psychology at the University of Buenos Aires; and the incorporation of psychoanalysis into the theoretical artillery of the influential left of the 1960s and 1970s. Finally, the author analyzes the effects of the military dictatorship, established in 1976, on the "psy" universe, showing how it was possible to practice psychoanalysis in a highly authoritarian political context. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Great Insight!
Great insight into Argentine psychoanalysis. Author has a good pulse on the Argentine personality & describes it with witty anecdotes & observations. It's helped me to better understand my families views towards psychotherapy...yes...they're Argentine=)

5-0 out of 5 stars First book to examine the phenomenon of Freud in Argentina
What an enigmatic country Argentina is: a South American country with a largely Spanish and Italian-descended citizenry that looks to France for cultural inspiration in architecture. A country that was poised at the beginning of the 20th century to take its place as a true world power, only to have its economy collapse and looting break out in its urban centers this last year. "The failure of Argentina as a nation," said The New Republic in 1978, "is the biggest political mystery of this century."

And now the puzzle that, counter to the anti-Freudian backlash that has swept the United States over the past two decades, the works of Sigmund Freud are largely gospel in Argentina. Anyone who questions the existence of the Oedipus complex, the author notes, may be treated by "Portenos" (citizens of Buenos Aires) the way a man questioning the virginity of Mary might be treated by the Pope. Argentine love for psychoanalysis has even spilled out into all of Latin America, and the "Argentine psychoanalyst" is so common in Madrid and Barcelona that it has become a stereotype. How did psychoanalysis become so entrenched in Argentine culture that budgeting for sessions is as reasonable to the average citizen as budgeting for food? It is the difficult task of this book to explain the development of this unexpected phenomenon.

Well-written, though a tad dry in some places, this book is the first of it's kind - the first to explore the emergence of the work of Freud as a central cultural force in Argentine thought, speech, and even newspaper editorials. And it is therefore indispensable to anyone interested the culture of this colorful country. Most interesting is the description of the governmental reaction to the spread of psychoanalysis; repressed during the first Peronist eras, the language of psychoanalysis was recently used by generals in addressing the nation regarding the state of the "disappeared" of the Dirty War of the late 70s and early 80s; he spoke of working through the grief process and the trauma that had been done to the Argentine "collective unconscious." The author notes that even some military men are now known to lie on a coach and talk about their dreams. ... Read more

30. The Real Odessa: How Peron Brought the Nazi War Criminals to Argentina
by Uki Goni
Paperback: 410 Pages (2003-01-01)
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Drawing on American and European intelligence documents, Uki Goni shows how from 1946 onward a Nazi escape operation was based at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires, harboring such war criminals as Adolf Eichmann andJosef Mengele. Goni uncovers an elaborate network that relied on the complicity of the Vatican, the Argentine Catholic Church, and the Swiss authorities. The discoveries made in this meticulously researched book reveal the entangled web of the Nazi regime and its sympathizers and has prompted Argentine officials to demand closed files on the Nazi era from their current government. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars The Real Odessa
A solidly researched, well-written piece of work on the Argentine side of the ratlines smuggling Nazi war criminals out of Europe after WWII.After reading Uki Goni's book, you'll never look quite the same way at the Vatican, the Red Cross, the Perons, or British and U.S. intelligence for that matter.

Goni, an Argentine journalist and son of a diplomat, was able to write this book despite government displeasure at his work, probably because he was too high profile to "disappear."

This review is kind of a twofer.I bought The Real Odessa after reading Phillip Kerr's A Quiet Flame.The Real Odessa was his source material.Like all great writers, Kerr bases his Bernie Guenther novels -- fiction -- on well-researched facts and intelligent speculation.

4-0 out of 5 stars Too much attention on one offender
This is a very good account of the fleeing to Argentina but readers should keep in mind that this was only one country who offered a safe haven to war criminals. The Real Odessa chronicles how Perón's government brought Nazi war criminals to Argentina yet ignores the other countries who did the very same thing for a wide variety of reasons. The five primary hiding places were Syria, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and... ta-da! --the United States. I would like to see a more complete history of the help given to Nazis. Some countries did it for pay, the United States for intelligence information. In either case, murderers were knowingly set free among citizens of five nations.

5-0 out of 5 stars outstanding research depressing revelations
In the last days of World War II many thousands of Nazis and their collaborators or allies had only one thought, that of escaping justice.In a Europe teeming with literally millions of Allied and Soviet soldiers, and amid often hostile populations over whom they had previously exercised their power with frequently breathtaking brutality, how could so many have made good their escape and live out their lives in relative peace?Uki Goni doesn't have all the answers, but he sure has a lot of them.

Goni is concerned in his research with how so many of these malefactors made to specifically to Argentina, more specifically, to Juan Peron's Argentina, and why.To this end he looks at Peron's ambitions and goals, the various networks available to him established both during the war and after its end, and at the type of people he was able to bring over.We see how routes are established (and eventually blocked) through Spain, Denmark and Sweden, Austria to Italy (Genoa), and most importantly of all, through the good offices of the Vatican.Some of these routes and people running them overlapped, others were independent; at times the operation seemed centered in Europe, at other times run by remote control from Buenos Aires.But throughout, there is the money, the support, the direct intervention from the very top in Argentina.\

Why?Although Schellenberg was to remark that Argentina shared a similar world view with the Nazis, the fact is that Belgians, French, Croatian and other war criminals were defended or helped first, Germans as a general rule not until later.While Peron made an effort to bring in engineers for his jet pilot program, he was specifically looking more for Catholics, anti-communists and not Germans per se.The Vatican shared an interest in protecting Catholics, especially Croations, from deportation back to justice, and had hoped to rely on anti-communist Ustashi elements, for example, to help roll back godless Tito-communism.

Goni has done tremendously detailed research, revealing more documented evidence than ever seen before, showing exactly how these various trails led from danger to South America.His work is very well footnoted, his recreation of what took place riveting.Few people, including agents representing Britain and the United States, come off looking entirely clean; officials representing Switzerland, the Red Cross, the Vatican - including Pope Pius XII - and of course Peronist Argentina, are fully exposed.

Some of the more prominent war criminals' individual journeys are examined in greater detail - Mengele, Eichmann, Priebke, Bohne and Schwammberger.It is interesting contrast the very different lives led by some of these types, eg Mengele's relative comfort vs Eichmann's abased destitution in exile.Goni also sheds some valuable light on the way Eichmann was identified in the first place, and how/why the Israeli government came near to welching on their payment of the reward, paying up only 12 years after Eichmann's capture.

There is plenty of information not covered in this book; per above, Goni is interested in the Argentine connection, not the escape of any or all war criminals, and as such does not do more than touch on the involvement of governments in Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia or Brazil as it relates to the subject.He touches but little on Skorzeny or Rudel's involvement in the postwar scene, or join the hunt for Martin Bormann or Heinrich 'Gestapo' Mueller.But when it comes to in indictment of his own nation, and of the enthusiastic participation of the Vatican and numerous SS or SD or collaborationist free-lancers, this book is definitive and outstanding in every way.

5-0 out of 5 stars All The People You Thought Were Guilty Are
The most damning information that Goni found was that the Vatican had no qualms about helping "good, honest, catholics" from escaping their fates in Europe for what the did during WW2.Hundreds (maybe thousands) of SS and those who ran the 'concentration camp' system were smuggled out through Italy and Spain with the connivance of the Church and the IRC (International Red Cross).Everyone turned a blind eye to those men (like Mengele and Eichman) who used phony names on passport applications that were signed by 'fellow travelers'.

In many cases Argentina would allow five or six jews to immigrate on a ship that carried SS Officers and their families so as to look magnanimous.What's worse is that Pope Pius XII, who never made public statements about the plight of the Jews before and during the war, was complicit in giving protection and succor to the perpetrators of the 'worst genocide' ever committed.In fact, none of those who were later condemned at Nuremburg or escaped, were ever ex-communicated.

Monsignor Montini (who was later to be elevated as Paul VI) acted as co- Secretary of State for Pius during this time and met regularly with the groups in the Vatican who were working to help SS and others to emigrate to Argentina.Unfortunately, the Vatican still refuses to open up the Archives from Pope Pius XII and allow scholars to review documentation of correspondence between the Holy See and Buenos Aires during this time.

Though many of the Argentine archives relating to those who were smuggled out of Europe were destroyed in 1996, enough is left over in other places that show who help develop the 'ratlines' that allowed these murderers to escape prosecution for their deeds.Sadly in many cases both the governments of the US and UK assisted in helping these people hide in the hope of fomenting unrest back behind the 'Iron Curtain' or using their scientific knowledge.

Zeb Kantrowitz

4-0 out of 5 stars Peron was a corrupt man
In 1920 decade,Argentina had a currency even more strong, as british pound.In fact, in 1938 Argentina had a better standard of living than Japan or Italy.Since Peron's times in 1950 decade, Argentina is just a third world country.
This book is about the link between Peron and the smuggling of nazists (and fascists) to Argentina.Good work, but I must remeber some failures:
1-I found this book weak, about the corrupt Juan Peron's wife, Evita Peron.She was even worse than described in this book.
2-About the nazi scientists that went to Argentina, this book is weak.They made too little results for too much spending.
3-The Argentina's calamity began in 1930, after a military coup.Its last chapter isn't over until today.Peron is the worsest argentine in all times.Peron wasn't a nazist(and this book shows this fact);but Peron was a corrupt and incompetent leader.More than anyone else, Peron sent Argentina to a third world level of living. ... Read more

31. Argentina and the United States: A Conflicted Relationship (Twayne's International History Series)
by Joseph S. Tulchin
 Paperback: 193 Pages (1990-07)
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32. Historia De La Crisis Argentina/ History of the Crisis in Argentina (Spanish Edition)
by Mauricio Rojas
Paperback: 128 Pages (2004-06-30)
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33. Argentina's Parallel Currency: The Economy of the Poor (Financial History)
by Georgina M. Gomez
Hardcover: 254 Pages (2009-06-25)
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The story of the Red de Trueque in Argentina (RT) exposes the problems of creating a grassroots market system parallel and complementary to the official economy. The RT was launched in 1995 by a group of environmentalists who exchanged goods and services at their own 'market' using a system of mutual credit. The group grew and they printed fiat money to facilitate exchange. The scheme was rapidly replicated across Argentina as the country's official economy faced meltdown. At its peak, the RT had 2.5 million participants and 4,700 marketplaces. However, although the organisers set codes of conduct and bodies to enforce them, it was impossible to deal with such a large self-regulated market and it collapsed to about a tenth of its peak size in a matter of months.This is the first book in English to analyse the rise and fall of RT. Gomez advances institutional theory by exploring how structural reforms disrupt institutions, here resulting in segments of unstable and uncertain economic action within the social structure. She identifies rules of governance and sustainability for institutional settings in which compliance is voluntary and state regulation is minimal.Finally, Gomez conceptualizes the economy of the poor and disenfranchised as an economic area driven by the need to survive, thus structured by specific institutions different to those guiding the economic action of the non-poor. ... Read more

34. Argentina: Webster's Timeline History, 1999 - 2002
by Icon Group International
Paperback: 312 Pages (2009-06-06)
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Asin: 0546863116
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Webster's bibliographic and event-based timelines are comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all topics, geographic locations and people. They do so from a linguistic point of view, and in the case of this book, the focus is on "Argentina," including when used in literature (e.g. all authors that might have Argentina in their name). As such, this book represents the largest compilation of timeline events associated with Argentina when it is used in proper noun form. Webster's timelines cover bibliographic citations, patented inventions, as well as non-conventional and alternative meanings which capture ambiguities in usage. These furthermore cover all parts of speech (possessive, institutional usage, geographic usage) and contexts, including pop culture, the arts, social sciences (linguistics, history, geography, economics, sociology, political science), business, computer science, literature, law, medicine, psychology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology and other physical sciences. This "data dump" results in a comprehensive set of entries for a bibliographic and/or event-based timeline on the proper name Argentina, since editorial decisions to include or exclude events is purely a linguistic process. The resulting entries are used under license or with permission, used under "fair use" conditions, used in agreement with the original authors, or are in the public domain. ... Read more

35. Breve historia de la politica argentina/ Brief History of Argentina politics (Spanish Edition)
by Ricardo De Titto
 Paperback: 352 Pages (2009-12-30)
list price: US$28.95 -- used & new: US$19.11
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Asin: 9500205017
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36. The Prairies and the Pampas: Agrarian Policy in Canada and Argentina, 1880-1930 (Comparative Studies in History, Institutions and Public Policy)
by Carl E. Solberg
Hardcover: 297 Pages (1987-07)
list price: US$60.00
Isbn: 0804713464
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37. Randall: Economic History of Argentina in the 20th Century (Cloth)
by L. Randall
 Hardcover: 322 Pages (1978-01-01)

Isbn: 0231033583
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38. The Argentina Name in History
by Ancestry.com
Paperback: 84 Pages (2007-06-24)
list price: US$19.95 -- used & new: US$19.95
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Asin: B000WDGG9Y
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This book is part of the Our Name in History series, a collection of fascinating facts and statistics, alongside short historical commentary, created to tell the story of previous generations who have shared this name.The information in this book is a compendium of research and data pulled from census records, military records, ships' logs, immigrant and port records, as well as other reputable sources. Topics include:

  • Name Meaning and Origin
  • Immigration Patterns and Census Detail
  • Family Lifestyles
  • Military Service History
  • Comprehensive Source Guide, for future research
Plus, the "Discover Your Family" section provides tools and guidance on how you can get started learning more about your own family history.

About the Series
Nearly 300,000 titles are currently available in the Our Name in History series, compiled from Billions of records by the world's largest online resource of family history, Ancestry.com. ... Read more

39. Argentina; legend and history
by Garibaldi G.B. Laguardia, Cincinato G.B. Laguardia
 Paperback: 488 Pages (2010-09-07)
list price: US$38.75 -- used & new: US$27.98
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Asin: 1171575823
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ... Read more

40. Oil and Nationalism in Argentina: A History
by Carl E. Solberg
 Hardcover: 261 Pages (1978-11)
list price: US$46.00
Isbn: 0804709858
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