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The Grandchildren of Solano López [electronic resource]: Frontier and Nation in Paraguay, 1904-1936

Bridget María Chesterton
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780826353481 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780826353498 (electronic)
Summary
"Paraguay's Chaco frontier unleashed possibly the bloodiest twentieth-century war in the Americas, the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia (1932-35). This study of Paraguayan nationalism analyzes the role of the Chaco frontier in Paraguay's perception of itself during the period leading up to the Chaco War"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introducing the Chaco frontier
  • Forgetting Solano López : debating the Paraguayan foundational narrative
  • Managing Rojas Silva : rhetoric and inaction
  • Comparing eastern and western Paraguay : scientific nationalism
  • Civilizing the Chaco : the religious arrive
  • Becoming Guaraní : soldiers, agriculturalists, and poets
  • Remembering Solano López : the rise of febrerismo
  • Reconsidering the frontier : the decades following the war.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-170) and index.
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