The Historical Archaeolgy of Buenos Aires

A City at the End of the World

  • Daniel Schávelzon

Part of the Contributions to Global Historical Archaeology book series (CGHA)

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About this book


A discussion of the historical archaeology of one of the largest cities in the world following four centuries of marginal positioning in regard to empires, trade routes, and the production and accumulation of wealth. The author describes how Buenos Aires came to achieve its current status as a major urban metropolis through an analysis of settlement patterns, architecture, the lifestyle of its residents, and the access to commodities of different social groups.


Empire Europe historical archaeology material culture settlement

Authors and affiliations

  • Daniel Schávelzon
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-46064-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-47160-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1574-0439
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