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Author De la Fuente, Ariel.
Title Children of Facundo : caudillo and gaucho insurgency during the Argentine state-formation process (La Rioja, 1853-1870) / Ariel de la Fuente.
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2000.

Author De la Fuente, Ariel.
Subject Government, Resistance to -- Argentina -- La Rioja (Province) -- History.
Caudillos -- Argentina -- La Rioja (Province) -- History -- 19th century.
Gauchos -- Argentina -- La Rioja (Province) -- History -- 19th century.
Federal government -- Argentina -- History -- 19th century.
La Rioja (Argentina : Province) -- History -- 19th century.
Description xiii, 249 pages : 1 map ; 25 cm
Note Originally presented as author's thesis (Ph. D.)--State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-245) and index.
ISBN 0822325829 (alk. paper)
0822325969 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 44750614
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
1Caudillos, Provincial Elites, and the Formation of the National State17
2Unitarians and Federalists in Famatina: The Agrarian Component of Political Conflict in a Valley of the Andean Interior33
3The Society of the Llanos61
4Gauchos, Montoneros, and Montoneras: Social Profile and Internal Workings of the Rebellions75
5Caudillos and Followers: The Forms of a Relationship94
6Facundo and Chacho in Songs and Stories: Oral Culture and Representations of Leadership113
7Whites and Blacks, Masons and Christians: Ethnicity and Religion in the Political Identity of the Federalist Rebels143
8State Formation and Party Identity: The New Meanings of Federalism in the 1860s164
9The Vanishing of Federalism181

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