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An Argentine Child’s Wake, with Music and Dancing – As seen by Alfred Ébélot and R. B. Cunninghame Graham
(Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics, Flinders University, 2011-12)
The French engineer Alfred Ébélot in 1870s Argentina helped lay out a ditch 300-plus kilometres long across the grasslands – the pampa – of the huge Province of Buenos Aires. This was to hinder Indian raiders seeking to ...
The Spanish Empire and 'Los Tercios' as Seen in Arturo Perez-Revert's El Sol de Breda (1998:2003)
(Department of Languages, Flinders University, 2009-12)
Perez-Reverte's Alatriste novels seek to educate young Spaniards about their Golden Age. In El sol de Breda, set in 1624-1625, Spanish armies fight to suppress the Dutch Protestant revolt.The narrator accuses monarchy, ...