Video: 50 Things to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Map: Argentina

Argentina–United States relations
See especially the section "1960s-1980s

Argentina history


October 1973 Argentina: Juan Peron returns after 18 years in exile and wins Presidency. His new wife, Isabel Martinez Peron, is elected Vice President.

July 1974 Argentina: Juan Peron dies in office and his wife Isabel Peron succeeds him.

Video: Peronism
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Juan Perón


1955 Coup in Argentina removing Juan Perónón_Libertadora

The Peronist Roots of Pope Francis’ Politics

Mini Bio: Eva Peron

Eva Perón

Don't Cry For Me Argentina - Madonna

Don't cry for me Argentina: the tumultuous times of Juan and Eva Peron (ADST)
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Juan Perón (Argentina)

Isabel Peron

Argentine Revolution

People's Revolutionary Army (Argentina)

Argentine Anticommunist Alliance (Triple A)



March 1976 Argentina: Military overthrows Isabel Peron and begin a "dirty war" against political leftists.

National Reorganization Process (Argentina)

Jorge Rafael Videla (Argentina)

Argentine Paper Stood Up to the Generals, but Succumbed to Market Forces


Dirty War
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Video: Screening of Documentary, "Argentina's Dirty War and the U.S. (1976-83)
UNC-Chapel Hill

Dirty War in Argentina

The Catholic Church & Argentina's Dirty War
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Pope Francis consulted a psychoanalyst in the 1970s

Batallón de Inteligencia 601 (Argentina)

Operation Condor

Operation Charly

Operation Charly (Argentine method used in Central America)

Argentina, the United States, and the Anti-Communist Crusade in Central America, 1977-1984


We chose Britain over Argentina
Several countries mad at us
Argentine military govt overthrown

The Reagan Administration and the Anglo-Argentine War of 1982 (US State Department)


Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo

National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons (Argentina)

Children of the Argentina Dirty War

40 years later, the Mothers of Argentina's "disappeared" refuse to be silent


Subject Search

Note that subject searching isn't always straigtforward. Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles, for example: argentina and dirty war.
Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search.

Example of subject searches on the Argentina's dirty war:
Argentina - History - Dirty War, 1976-1983
Argentina - History - Dirty War, 1976-1983 - Religious aspects - Catholic Church
Argentina - Military policy - 20th century
Antisemitism - Argentina - History - 20th century
Church and state - Argentina - History - 20th century
Disappeared persons - Argentina - History
Fascism - Argentina - History - 20th century
Human rights - Argentina - History - 20th century
National socialism - Moral and ethical aspects - Argentina
Political culture - Argentina - History - 20th century
Political persecution - Argentina - History - 20th century
Political violence - Argentina - History - 20th century
State-sponsored terrorism - Argentina - History - 20th century
Terrorism - Argentina-- History

As you search in the online catalog, watch for the words "personal narratives," "diaries,"
"interviews," "correspondence," "pamphlets," and "sources" as part of the subject headings; these
may point you to published primary sources in the library collections.

You can also search for these words, for example, "el salvador" and "civil war" and ( sources or correspondence or diaries or interviews or pamphlets or personal narratives )

Other clues may be buried in the title, authorship, date of publication, etc.