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Democracy and Liberalism in Argentina, 1810-1860
Eduardo Zimmermann, D.Phil Oxon, is Associate Professor at Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, and has been Edward Larocque Tinker Visiting Professor at Columbia University. His main research interests are in Argentine and Latin America 19th and 20th centuries political history and the history of political thought, and processes of state formation in the region. He has published Los liberales reformistas. La cuestión social en la Argentina 1890-1916; edited Judicial Institutions in Nineteenth Century Latin America; and co-edited Los saberes del Estado (with Mariano Plotkin), and Construcción del Estado y fuerzas militares: América Latina, siglo XIX (with Juan Carlos Garavaglia and Juan Pro Ruiz).