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Item:312419148885FREE SHIPPING UK WIDE Buenos Aires by Nick Caistor This cultural guide to Buenos Aires looks at the impact of history and the efforts of men and women to build a city that would fulfil their dreams, as well as bringing todays city to life for the visitor. It reveals a city obsessed with nostalgia yet rich in music, dance and spectacle. FORMAT Paperback LANGUAGE English CONDITION Brand New Publisher Description Nick Caistor has lived for several years in Buenos Airesas well as visiting it often over the past three decades.He has reported on Argentina for the BBC and is atranslator as well as the author of several books onLatin America. The architect Le Corbusier once calledBuenos Aires the capital of an imaginary empire . Fromits foundation in the sixteenth century, Argentinas maincity has been a place of the imagination as well as thescene of many striking historical events. From foreigninvasions to more modern-day coups d`etat anddictatorships, the citys turbulent history has beenparalleled by a vibrant popular culture born out of thehardships of immigration and longing for a lost homeland.This cultural guide looks at the impact of history andthe efforts of men and women to build a city that wouldfulfil their dreams, as well as bringing today s BuenosAires vividly to life for the visitor. Author Biography Nick Caistor is a translator, editor, and author. He has written a biography of Octavio Paz and has translated the works of Jose Saramago, Paulo Coelho, and Julia n Ri os, among others. Details ISBN1904955843 Author Nick Caistor Pages 224 Publisher Signal Books Ltd ISBN-10 1904955843 ISBN-13 9781904955849 Format Paperback Imprint Signal Books Ltd Place of Publication Oxford Country of Publication United Kingdom DEWEY 918.212047 Illustrations 20 colour illustrations Short Title BUENOS AIRES NICK CAISTOR Language English Media Book Residence US Subtitle Innercities Cultural Guides Year 2014 Publication Date 2014-02-14 We've got this At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it. With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and well over a million items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! 30 DAY RETURN POLICY No questions asked, 30 day returns! FREE DELIVERY No matter where you are in the UK, delivery is free. SECURE PAYMENT Peace of mind by paying through PayPal and eBay Buyer Protection TheNileItemID:36622199;Condition:New, Language:English, ISBN-13:9781904955849, Format:Paperback
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