By Stanley R. Ross,Thomas F. McGann
Buenos Aires has been known as the Paris of Latin the United States, and the comparability is simply, for well-liked of existence and town layout Buenos Aires resembles not just the town of sunshine but additionally the opposite nice global capitals—London, Rome, New York.
Buenos Aires: four hundred Years attests to the lengthy, varied, and engaging lifetime of this city mass of a few 600 sq. miles and 11 million population, which all started as a tiny palisaded outpost at the distant edge of the Spanish Empire. That colonial previous is skillfully defined right here, yet so too is the way forward for Buenos Aires. every one essay unearths a lot in regards to the sociological and fiscal lifetime of the town and the dynamic historical past of its people.
This informative quantity derives from a convention held on the Library of Congress in September 1980, which used to be devoted to the four-hundredth anniversary of the founding of Buenos Aires. The convention used to be together subsidized by way of the collage of Texas at Austin and the Municipality of Buenos Aires.
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