Argentina (Cultures of the World) (2ND)

Argentina (Cultures of the World) (2ND)

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  • 製本 Library, hard cover book:図書館用装丁強化版/ページ数 144 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780761413585
  • DDC分類 982

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       5  (2)
Geography 7 (10)
The northern lowlands
The pampas
The Andes
Patagonia
Argentina's waters
Colorful wildlife
History 17 (14)
Explorers arrive
Independence
Forging a nation
The constitution of 1853
The Golden Age
The Peron era
Disruption
The ``dirty war''
The Falklands War and democracy
Government 31 (6)
The judiciary
The armed forces
Fernando de la Rua
Economy 37 (8)
Manufacturing and service industries
Natural resources
Imports and exports
Inflation and foreign debt
Argentina in the new millennium
Environment 45 (8)
Natural wealth
Environmental protection efforts
Antarctica
Hope for tomorrow
Argentines 53 (8)
Other ethnic roots
Social classes
The proud gauchos
The criollos
Indigenous Argentines
Lifestyle 61 (16)
From birth to death
Family life
City lifestyle
Country lifestyle
Rich and poor
Political talk
Women
Argentine attitudes
Social and business customs
Religion 77 (6)
Other religious groups
Miraculous statues
Language 83 (8)
Other voices
Of gangsters and tango singers
Did you know...?
Argentines love to read
Radio and television
Education and literacy
Arts 91 (12)
Art through Argentine eyes
Gaucho art
The written word
Music and dance
Film
Architecture
Leisure 103(10)
A passion for soccer
Small but mighty
British horseback
Gaucho horseback
Racing legend Juan Fangio
Scaling the heights
Sports heroes
Festivals 113(8)
Wine, mate, wheat, and ponchos
Carnival
Regional festivals
Musical celebrations
Two independence days
Food 121(11)
Argentine meals
Indigenous food
International influence
Finding food
Wine and other spirits
Yerba mate
Map of Argentina 132(1)
About The Economy 133(3)
About The Culture 136(2)
Time Line 138(2)
Glossary 140(1)
Further Information 141(1)
Bibliography 142(1)
Index 143