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Browse down the page or just click one of these sections.... 
 
1. General
2. Before Independence
3. Independence
4. Confederation 1826-52
5. Internal conflict & expansion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other core casahistoria Argentina pages:
 
  The Republic before Perón
   Immigration into Argentina
  Perόn's Argentina
  The Military and aftermath
  Malvinas/Falklands  
 
 
 
 
  Related casahistoria sites
 
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US & Latin America ·The South American Military Regimes ·

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1. General
  
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See these casahistoria sites for further background:
 
19th century Latin America: visit the casahistoria general Latin American page for many more background sites.
20th century Latin America: visit the casahistoria general Latin American page for many more background sites.  

 

  • Lanic Academic Resources Index for Argentina: Excellent guide to key areas research. Including a list of all University sites. 
  • A Brief History of 19th Century Argentina A student history for starters §
  • Argentina: Rocky Road to Modernity  For a brief introductory timeline history from PBS.
  • Argentinos en la historia (Argentines in history) Photos and links to sites about key Argentines from Belgrano to Maradonna. Basic. Can be slow to load in northern hemisphere. Be patient.
  • El Historiador Articles on Argentine history and history in general. Stylish magazine format Very thorough. Spanish language pages can be google translated. Can be slow to load in northern hemisphere. Be patient.
  • El Sur del Sur: The Southernmost South An award winning site produced by Farber, a Bs As media company, this gives a general overview of history, culture and aspects of life in the southern cone in Argentina. Not academically of the highest quality but useful for facts and summary outlines.The site is bilingual: click on a flag to select your preferred language   
  • Museos argentinos Get to know the local museums!! Well presented, visually interesting, the site tells you about local places to visit, activities being organised. There are also links to overseas museums. 
  • Historia del País  An encyclopaedic site: mainly narrative but easy to use and many images. Good for general information. Excellent reference site with many sections (however the site availability is erratic, sometimes it is unobtainable if it is used too much .....) Currently being revamped - not any easier to use though! 
Documentary Resources
  • Documents for the history of Argentina A selection of documents on aspects of Argentina´s history and society. Largely limited to the last 20 years. From the World History Archive Group
  • Argentine Sourcebook By T Edsell. A useful site with many items of everyday social history interest.  §
  • Fotos Antiguas Photos of old Buenos Aires. Good selection (and many more categories by using the index on the left hand side) Commentary in Spanish.
  • Fotografias from Historia del País. You need to click on fotografias on the strap line then pick a decade.
  • Argentine Presidential Messages Collection of presidential messages from the 19th through 20th century.
  • For current developments to the national history themes:
    • Yahoo Argentina news excellent resource for current news items (in English) on Argentina
    • Lanic Newsroom Texas Univ site for links to the recent news themes on Latin America in general

 

 


 

  

 

 




2. Before Independence: the colonial period 
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Catholic Missions in latin America Go to this casahistoria site for extensive links to the pre-independence period









  

 

 




3. Independence
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  • Precursors to Independence Very useful introductory article to supported (facsimile) documents from the Power & Politics in the 19th century River Plate series (Univ of Notre Dame)
San Martin
The Wars of Independence


Wars of Independence See also the casahistoria Latin Americas site to place the Argentine wars in their continental context






  






4. Early Independence: The Confederation 1826-52 
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General The Provinces

 





  



   

5. Internal Conflict & Campaigns of Expansion

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other casahistoria core sites on argentine history:

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  Independence & Confederation
  The Republic before Perón
  Immigration into Argentina
  Perόn's Argentina
  The Military and aftermath
  Malvinas/Falklands    

 






  



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