INDEX
Advertising, 8, 15, 33, 37, 38; national-
ism in, 7, 226 n. 15; on radio, 63–65,
69–71, 142, 185; for records, 231
n. 8; tango in, 50–51; upward mobil-
ity depicted in, 34–35, 87, 92
Afro-Argentines, 106; milonga and,
146–47; origins of the tango and,
52, 54, 153; as symbols of the past,
147–48; as tango musicians, 49
Almafuerte [pseud. for Pedro Pal-
acios], 89, 92, 151
Alton, John, 75–76, 235 n. 113
Alvear, Marcelo T. de, 112
Amadori, Luis César, 102, 111, 120,
131–32, 188, 189, 217
Americanization. See United States
Anarchism, 2, 15, 24, 37–39, 89, 136,
151
Antena, 66, 138, 142–43, 149, 152, 162,
164–65
Apold, Raúl Alejandro, 184, 186–89,
198–99, 246 n. 23
Argentina Sono Film, 74–76, 80, 82,
107–8, 110–12, 184, 187, 189
Arlt, Roberto, 1–2, 15–16, 79, 116
Arrabales, 54, 56, 78, 109–10, 112, 136,
148, 175, 239 n. 50
Artistas Argentinas Asociadas, 155–56
Authenticity: cinema and, 76, 113–14,
116, 132, 159, 166, 168, 174; folk
music and, 160–66, 195; immi-
grants and, 25; in mass culture, 9–
10, 42, 44, 84, 175; in Peronist dis-
course, 178, 205, 207–8, 213–14;
radio and, 61, 66, 69, 192; tango
and, 11, 53, 58–59, 92, 98–99,
139–54
Bajo la Santa Federación (Blomberg
and Viale Paz), 67, 147–48
Bandoneón, 48, 50, 155; introduced in
Argentina, 52; as symbol of tango,
103, 150
Barrio associations, 29–32, 41
Barrios: class composition of, 35, 38–
41, 85; consumerism in, 33; expan-
sion of, 15, 22, 26–29; in film, 19, 79;
mass cultural audience in, 14, 42,
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