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Each of the fourteen Provinces of the Republic has its own Constitution, which cannot be in conflict with the Federal Constitution which provides a necessarily limited degree of autonomy in the government of the Provinces. The Federal Constitution prohibits the State Government from usurping such functions of the Federal Government as entering into treaties with foreign Powers, enacting laws affecting interstate or foreign commerce, navigation, citizenship, naturalization, the coining of money, or the establishment of custom houses. The organization of its tribunals and the creation of its own laws and forms of procedure is an absolute State right; but the Federal, Civil, Commercial, Penal and Mining Laws are in force throughout the Republic, the Custom Houses and Tariffs being also under the supreme control of the Federal Government. These re. . . Read More

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Demoré muchísimo en terminarlo pero me pasaba algo raro. Cuando lo leía me parecía grandioso. No quería dejarlo. Quería saber que pasaba con Rosas y Facundo. Además el estilo de escritura me pareció fascinante. Algunas partes leía en voz ala y le daba el tono que pienso que Sarmiento le quiso dar. E

Written in 1845, this book is often published under the title “Facundo” after Juan Facundo, a gaucho and a Caudillo who features prominently within it. It was however the book’s alternative title “Civilisation or Barbarism” that caught my attention.

This book reflects the time it was written and cont

Género. Es a la vez una novela, un libro de no ficción, un tratado de geografía, una biografía, una autobiografía, un manifiesto, un muestrario de teorías. Me tienta llamarlo libro total, aunque más exacto sería libro parcial. Es un continuum de libros que comienzan y se extinguen, que van encaminad

Un clásico absoluto. De especial interés me resultaron las comparaciones Córdoba - Buenos Aires, residiendo en la ciudad mediterránea.

Y por fin te terminé!

La verdad Facundo se convirtió en uno de mis libros favoritos, no porque este completamente de acuerdo con las posturas planteadas en todo el ensayo, sino más bien por el modo de escritura de Sarmiento, que expresa un discurso lleno de ironía y sarcasmo, haciendo muy amena la le

There are relative few works of politics and history that can be regarded as great literature. Offhand, I can think of Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Tacitus, Gibbon, Brazil's Euclides da Cunha -- and now I must add to this list Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, scholar, educator, and one-time President of

Facundo parece más una auténtica crónica de las luchas internas de los países que recíen se formaban en América Latina. Si bien, la guerra contra España y sus aliados americanos se había ganado, una nueva comenzaba: la lucha entre los mismos ciudadano por ver cuál visión de país orientaría el rumbo

La figura de Sarmiento no está exenta de controversias: los grandes hombres son así, complejos, diversos, contradictorios.

Y el hombre que se muestra en esta obra es un ser de otro universo. Un Estadista, un hombre que tenía más que en claro qué es lo que quería, cuáles eran los problemas de la 'Arge

What a gallery of rogues is presented here, more than enough to make anyone thank their lucky stars they were not born in Argentina in the first half of the 19th century...and what a fascinating picture Sarmiento paints, of the life of the gaucho on the pampas, contrasted with cities like Cordova -

Sarmiento makes some cool points. He plays a huge role in Argentine history and is responsible for many wonderful aspects of Argentine culture, but ultimately I get the feeling he was just kind of a snobby old racist who hated anyone who wasn't a white european wannabe.

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