Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Great Britain and Argentina by Klaus Gallo

This work examines the early-19th-century relationship between Great Britain and the Rio de la Plata, a period that represents a crucial point in the transformation of this area of South America into the independent state of Argentina. It highlights the initial ambiguities of British aims, with the government entertaining both conquest and military aid, Gallo shows how the relationship survived this confusion and became much stronger once the Spanish colony gained independence in 1810. It unravels the tangled foreign policy implications for Britain, particularly in terms of its alliance with Spain, that ultimately led to its recognition of Argentina as a sovereign state.

Buy Great Britain and Argentina by Klaus Gallo from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780333920992
ISBN-10: 0333920996
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 195
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Great Britain and Argentina by Klaus Gallo

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Great Britain and Argentina book by Klaus Gallo and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Klaus Gallo

KLAUS GALLO is Professor of History at the Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina.