At the beginning of the 20th century Argentina was a major economic power. That all changed with the Great Depression.
An Indigenous rebellion in colonial Argentina foreshadowed later risings – and resonates to this day.
Is reality simply a collection of unconnected moments and impressions? If so, what does it mean for our understanding of the past? For one Argentine writer, fiction was the perfect place to explore such questions.
Cyril Hamshere describes how the British community in Argentina came to be, at one point, the largest outside the Empire.
Of all the measures undertaken by President Peron, none was more popular in Argentina than the nationalization of the British-owned railway system.
A.L. Lloyd savours modern Argentina, “a civilization of horses, cattle and leather”.
Federico Guillermo Lorenz looks at Argentinian memories of the Second World War during and after the Malvinas-Falklands War of 1982.
Following his re-election in 1952, Juan Peron was overthrown on September 19th, 1955.
Leslie Ray argues that politics and football have always been inseparable in the land of the ‘hand of God’.
Federico Guillermo Lorenz shows that those who control the present are sometimes able to control interpretations of the past.