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Facundo

Or, Civilization and Barbarism

Domingo F. Sarmiento - Author

Ilan Stavans - Editor/introduction

Mary Peabody Mann - Translator

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ISBN 9781101190678 | 288 pages | 01 Oct 1998 | Penguin Classics | 18 - AND UP
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Ostensibly a biography of the gaucho barbarian Juan Facundo Quiroga, Facundo is also a complex, passionate work of history, sociology, and political commentary, and Latin America's most important essay of the nineteenth century.


Translated by Mary Peabody Mann with an Introduction by Ilan Stavans

Introduction
Chronology
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text

FACUNDO: OR, CIVILIZATION AND BARBARISM

Appendix: Author's Notice from the 1845 Edition