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Author Freidenberg, Judith.

Title The invention of the Jewish gaucho : Villa Clara and the construction of Argentine identity / Judith Noemí Freidenberg ; foreword by June Nash
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 184 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Jewish history, life, and culture
Jewish history, life, and culture.
Contents Social memory as part of Villa Clara's history -- Entre Ríos, mi pais : immigrants becoming Argentine in a province -- Colonia Clara and the emergence of the "Jewish gauchos" (1892-1902) -- From Jewish gauchos to gaucho Jews : regional economic development and intercultural relations at the end of the nineteenth century -- The rise and demise of Jewish Villa Clara (1902-1930s) -- Rural depopulation and the emergence of a multiethnic and socially stratified landscape in Villa Clara (1940s-1990s) -- The present as politicized past : legitimizing social structure through heritage (1990s-2000s) -- Epilogue: The Jewish gaucho revisited
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gauchos -- Argentina -- Clara -- History.
Jews -- Argentina -- Clara -- History.
Jews -- Argentina -- Clara -- Identity
National characteristics, Argentine -- History.
Oral history -- Argentina -- Clara.
Argentina -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Clara (Argentina) -- Ethnic relations.
Clara (Argentina) -- Social conditions.
Entre Ríos (Argentina) -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Europe, Eastern -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009004627
ISBN 0292795157 (electronic bk.)
9780292795150 (electronic bk.)