Matthew B. Karush
is an associate professor of history and the director of Latin
American Studies at George Mason University. He is the author of Workers or
Citizens: Democracy and Identity in Rosario, Argentina, 1912–1930 as well as nu-
merous articles on Argentine political and cultural history. His current research
examines mass culture in Argentina in the 1920s and 1930s.
Oscar Chamosa
is an assistant professor of history at the University of Georgia.
His articles have appeared in the Hispanic American Historical Review and The
Americas. He is currently finishing a book manuscript entitled Archetypes Of
Nationhood: Nationalism, Folklore and the Rural Workers of Northwestern Argen-
tina, 1920–1955.
Natalia Milanesio
is an assistant professor of history at the University of Houston.
She has written about consumer culture, Peronism, gender, and social move-
ments in modern Argentina. Her articles have appeared in Gender and History,
the Journal of Social History, and the Journal of Women’s History. She is currently
working on a book manuscript on popular consumer culture and modernity in
mid-twentieth-century Argentina.
Diana Lenton
teaches anthropology at the University of Buenos Aires and is a
researcher at conicet (the National Council for Scientific and Technological
Research). She has published numerous articles and book chapters in both
Argentine and international publications. Her work focuses on indigenous
rights, indigenous policies, and indigenous militancy in Argentina.
Anahi Ballent
is a professor of history at the University of Quilmes in Argentina
and a researcher for conicet. She is the author of numerous books, articles, and
book chapters dealing with the history and politics of architecture, housing, and
technology in Argentina and Latin America. She is the author of Las huellas de la
política: vivienda, ciudad, peronismo en Buenos Aires, 1943–1955, from which her
chapter in the present volume is drawn.
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