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Harvard Historical Studies 116

The Labor Wars in Cordoba, 1955-1976

Ideology, Work, and Labor Politics in an Argentine Industrial Society

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$104.50 • £83.95 • €94.00

ISBN 9780674508514

Publication Date: 08/12/1998


456 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 11 tables

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The complexity of labor politics, forged in the heart of changing work practices, and spilling over into confrontations with employers and the state, is clearly explored here…This is an important antidote to Argentine and Latin American tendencies to rely on broad, national-level generalizations. Moreover, for nonspecialists in Argentine or Latin American history, the theme and approach tackled here will provide new avenues for rethinking working-class activity.—Jeremy Adelman, Princton University

An important and well-researched study that offers its readers a detailed account of the rapid development of the Cordoban working classJames Brennan ably demonstrates that the militancy and political radicalism of the workers in the Cordoban region of central Argentina were due not only to the dramatic changes taking place in Argentina’s political culture, but also to the dynamic relationship between the factory and society during these years from the fall of the first government of Juan Perón to his return and resumption of power.—Elaine Bernard, Harvard University

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