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The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla

Valeria Manzano


This social and cultural history of Argentina’s “long sixties” argues that the nation’s younger generation was at the epicenter of a public struggle over democracy, authoritarianism, and revolution from the mid-twentieth century through the ruthless military dictatorship that seized power in 1976. It demonstrates how, during this period, large numbers of youths built on their history of earlier activism and pushed forward closely linked agendas of sociocultural modernization and political radicalization. Focusing also on the views of adults who assessed, and sometimes profited from, youth cult ... More

Keywords: Argentina, long sixties, democracy, authoritarianism, revolution, military dictatorship, sociocultural modernization, political radicalization, youth culture, rock music

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781469611617
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611617.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Valeria Manzano, author