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By Leslie Bethell

ISBN-10: 0521439884

ISBN-13: 9780521439886

Argentina given that Independence brings jointly seven chapters from Volumes three, five, and eight of The Cambridge historical past of Latin the US to supply in one quantity an financial, social, and political historical past of Argentina on account that independence. each one bankruptcy is observed through a bibliographical essay.

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But foreign shipping did not respond to the new opportunities and continued to unload at Buenos Aires: the fact remained that Rosario was not yet a sufficient market or entrepot to justify an extra five-day journey. Further stimulus was provided in 1857 when a differential tariff was issued in the hope of tempting European trade into by-passing Buenos Aires: but even this, which only lasted until 1859, could not overcome the facts of economic life. Commercial war therefore gave way to military conflict.

The only opposition recognized by the Liberal Party was that of the federalists, who followed Urquiza and tradition and who clearly belonged to the political nation. The Liberals split into two groups during Mitre's presidency, the autonomists, who came to incorporate those federalists left leaderless by the death of Urquiza, and the nationalists, who continued to preserve pure mitrista principles. Meanwhile in the provinces liberalism, like federalism, was often simply another name for caudillismo^ and political party bosses soon became known as 'caudillos'.

The provinces conferred upon Urquiza, the victor of Caseros, the title Provisional Director of the Argentine Confederation and gave him a national role; he in turn decreed the nationalization of the customs and free navigation of the rivers Parana and Uruguay. But Buenos Aires broke away, refused to place itself at the mercy of other provinces, some of them little more than deserts, and remained aloof from the constituent congress which Urquiza convened. The constitution, approved on 1 May 1853, reflected a number of influences - previous Argentine constitutions, the example of the United States and the bitter lessons of past conflict.

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