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The Cowboys of Argentina (Scott Foresman Reading, Leveled Reader 103B)

The Cowboys of Argentina (Scott Foresman Reading, Leveled Reader 103B)

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Published by Addison -Wesley Educational Publishers .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11084706M
ISBN 100673625206
ISBN 109780673625205
OCLC/WorldCa176631497

  The cowboys of Argentina: GAUCHOS The word gaucho could be described as a loose equivalent to the North American “cowboy”. Gaucho is a term commonly used to describe residents of the South American pampas, chacos, or Patagonian grasslands, found principally in parts of Argentina. The most famous cowboy would have to be Jose Hernandez, but he wasn't a cowboy he was a writer, poet. He wrote two famous books of poems, that in time were put in one book called Martin Fierro.

  A parallel myth, especially strong in Argentina and the United States, depicts cowboys, the quintessential frontier heroes, as white. A look at frontier demographics reveals the vast majority of Latin American cowboys to have been any color except white. Thus myth and social reality diverged in both North and South America.   They share common traits with the American Cowboy, like a penchant for lawlessness, skilled horsemanship, and ruggedness. In this part of Argentina, they say, a man without a horse is a man without legs. Like the American Cowboy, the Gauchos flourished in the mid to late s and they lived in the less inhabited parts of their country.

The Jewish Gauchos of the Pampas, by Alberto Gerchunoff, is a series of vignettes about shtetl life in Argentina first published in and now available in English. The book was turned into a musical comedy in titled Jewish Gauchos (Los gauchos judíos in Spanish). National culture, ser nacional (national being), cultura rioplatense, cultura gauchesca, cultura criolla (creole culture). In Argentina the word creole often has a different connotation than in the rest of Latin America. While in most countries the word is used to refer to the offspring of Europeans born in the Americas, in Argentina it generally connotes a person of mixed origins, European.


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