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The Resource Buenos Aires : the biography of a city, James Gardner

Buenos Aires : the biography of a city, James Gardner

Label
Buenos Aires : the biography of a city
Title
Buenos Aires
Title remainder
the biography of a city
Statement of responsibility
James Gardner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Buenos Aires, Art and culture critic James Gardner offers a colorful biography of the "Paris of the South," from its origins and time as a colonial city, through its Golden age, the rise of Peron, and the Falklands War, to the present day. With entertaining asides about art, architecture, literature, food and dance, as well as local customs and colorful personalities, this is a rich and unique historical narrative of Buenos Aires,"--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gardner, James
Dewey number
982/.11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F3001.3
LC item number
.G38 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Intellectual life
  • Argentina
Label
Buenos Aires : the biography of a city, James Gardner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Buenos Aires as center of the universe -- Civilization or barbarism: the geography of Buenos Aires -- The founding of Buenos Aires (1492-1541) -- The colonial city (1542-1776) -- Buenos Aires, capital of the viceroyalty (1776-1810) -- Independence (1806-1829) -- Juan Manuel de Rosas (1829-1852) -- Buenos Aires, the big village (1852-1880) -- The Paris of South America (1880-1920) -- The city of the masses (1920-1946) -- The postwar city (1946-1983) -- The contemporary city
Control code
ocn898418781
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 258 pages
Isbn
9781137279880
Lccn
2015018323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898418781
  • (Sirsi) a1878362
Label
Buenos Aires : the biography of a city, James Gardner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Buenos Aires as center of the universe -- Civilization or barbarism: the geography of Buenos Aires -- The founding of Buenos Aires (1492-1541) -- The colonial city (1542-1776) -- Buenos Aires, capital of the viceroyalty (1776-1810) -- Independence (1806-1829) -- Juan Manuel de Rosas (1829-1852) -- Buenos Aires, the big village (1852-1880) -- The Paris of South America (1880-1920) -- The city of the masses (1920-1946) -- The postwar city (1946-1983) -- The contemporary city
Control code
ocn898418781
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 258 pages
Isbn
9781137279880
Lccn
2015018323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898418781
  • (Sirsi) a1878362

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