Argentina

Cave of the Hands Argentina (), officially the Argentine Republic (), is a country in the southern half of South America. Argentina covers an area of , making it the second-largest country in South America after Brazil, the fourth-largest country in the Americas, and the eighth-largest country in the world. It shares the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, and is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. Argentina is a federal state subdivided into twenty-three provinces, and one autonomous city, which is the federal capital and largest city of the nation, Buenos Aires. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Argentina claims sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, and a part of Antarctica.

The earliest recorded human presence in modern-day Argentina dates back to the Paleolithic period. The Inca Empire expanded to the northwest of the country in Pre-Columbian times. The country has its roots in Spanish colonization of the region during the 16th century. Argentina rose as the successor state of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata, a Spanish overseas viceroyalty founded in 1776. The declaration and fight for independence (1810–1818) was followed by an extended civil war that lasted until 1861, culminating in the country's reorganization as a federation. The country thereafter enjoyed relative peace and stability, with several waves of European immigration, mainly Italians and Spaniards, influencing its culture and demography.

Following the death of President Juan Perón in 1974, his widow and vice president, Isabel Perón, ascended to the presidency, before being overthrown in 1976. The following military junta, which was supported by the United States, persecuted and murdered thousands of political critics, activists, and leftists in the Dirty War, a period of state terrorism and civil unrest that lasted until the election of Raúl Alfonsín as president in 1983.

Argentina is a regional power, and retains its historic status as a middle power in international affairs. A major non-NATO ally of the United States, Argentina is a developing country with the second-highest HDI (human development index) in Latin America after Chile. It maintains the second-largest economy in South America, and is a member of G-15 and G20. Argentina is also a founding member of the United Nations, World Bank, World Trade Organization, Mercosur, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States and the Organization of Ibero-American States. Provided by Wikipedia
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    Buenos Aires (pub. July, 1893-)
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    by Artundo, Argentina
    Published 1927
    Buenos Aires : Imp. Ferrari, 1927.
    [4], 84, [2] ; 23 cm.
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    by Thomas de Argentina
    Published 1490
    Argentine, Per Martinum Flach, 1490.
    568 p.
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    by Thomas de Argentina
    Published 1490
    Argentinae, Martinus Flach, 1490.
    4 pts.
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    by Thomas de Argentina
    Published 1490
    Strassburg, Martin Flach, 1490.
    2 v. Fol.
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    by Scaffidi-Argentina, Francesco
    Published 1995
    Karlsruhe : Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, 1995.
    139 p.
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    Buenos Aires.
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    Published 1975
    Buenos Aires, Argentina : Ediciones Macchi, 1975.
    1 online resource (324 pages)
    Other Authors: ...Castro, Juan Pedro (Of Argentina)...
    Center for Research Libraries
    Online Resource
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    Published 1978
    Buenos Aires : Ediciones Depalma, 1978.
    1 online resource (xiv, 254 pages)
    ...Argentina...
    LLMC Digital
    Online Resource
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    Published 1927
    Buenos Aires : J. Lajouane & Cía., 1927.
    1 online resource (xl, 1460 pages)
    ...Argentina...
    Center for Research Libraries
    Online Resource
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    Published 1973
    Buenos Aires : Editorial Bregna, 1973.
    1 online resource (224 pages)
    ...Argentina...
    Center for Research Libraries
    Online Resource
  13. 13
    Published 1928
    Buenos Aires : "El Ateneo," 1928.
    1 online resource (214 pages)
    ...Argentina...
    LLMC Digital
    Online Resource
  14. 14
    Published 1969
    [Buenos Aires] : Secretaría de Estado de Trabajo, Publicaciones y Biblioteca, [1969?]
    1 online resource (54 leaves)
    ...Argentina...
    LLMC Digital
    Online Resource
  15. 15
    Published 1977
    [Buenos Aires] : Ghaem, 1977.
    1 online resource (90 pages)
    ...Argentina...
    LLMC Digital
    Online Resource
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    Published 1969
    [Buenos Aires] : Dirección General Impositiva, 1969.
    1 online resource (48 pages) : map.
    ...Argentina...
    Center for Research Libraries
    Online Resource
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    Published 1977
    [Buenos Aires] : Executive Power of the Argentine Republic, Ministry of Economy, [1977]
    1 online resource (27 pages)
    ...Argentina...
    LLMC Digital
    Online Resource
  18. 18
    [Venice : Florentius de Argentina, 1472]
    [96] p. ; 4to.
    Other Authors: ...Florentius, de Argentina, fl. 1472...
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    by Dati, Agostino, 1420-1478
    Published 1472
    [Venice] : per magist[rum] Flore[n]ciu[m] de Arge[n]tina, ca. 1472]
    [40] leaves ; (4to)
    Other Authors: ...Florentius, de Argentina, fl. 1472...
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    Published 1945
    Buenos Aires, Impr. de la Camara de Diputados, 1945.
    928 p.
    ...Argentina...

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