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The Writing of a Latin American Classic: The Political and Intellectual Origins of Sarmiento's Facundo, LASP Seminar Series

Localist Event ID: 
990977
Event date: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 12:15

Traditional explication of Facundo (1845) proposed that the Civilization vs. Barbarism dichotomy, advanced in the book as the interpretative key of post independence Argentina, reflected Domingo F. Sarmiento's unique reading of major works from the European Enlightenment and Romanticism.