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La Plata and the construction of a country

Author
Pesoa, M.; Sabate, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
XIV Coloquio Internacional de Geocrítica
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2016-05-02
Book of congress proceedings
Actas del XIV Coloquio Internacional de Geocrítica: Las utopías y la construcción de la sociedad del futuro
First page
1
Last page
22
Publisher
UNIVERSIDAD DE BARCELONA
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/101081 Open in new window
URL
http://www.ub.edu/geocrit/xiv-coloquio/xiv-coloquio-portada.htm Open in new window
Abstract
La Plata city, established in 1882 as the capital of the Province of Buenos Aires, is traditionally understood as a built utopia in the context of national and international realizations, due its urban characteristics. Our main goal is to understand it in a wider context, as one of the latest episodes of a true epopee, developed along almost one century: the foundation of more than one hundred cities in an immense and unknown territory. The objective of this construction is to organize and make ...
Citation
Pesoa, M., Sabate, J. La Plata y la construcción de un país, del papel a la realidad. A: Coloquio Internacional de Geocrítica. "Actas del XIV Coloquio Internacional de Geocrítica: Las utopías y la construcción de la sociedad del futuro". Barcelona: UNIVERSIDAD DE BARCELONA, 2016.
Keywords
19th century, Argentina, Colonización, Colonization, La Plata, New towns, Nuevas ciudades, Siglo XIX
Group of research
GRU - Urbanism Research Group

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