Facundo: Civilization and Barbarism


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Vida de Juan Facundo Quiroga. Civilización y barbarie (Facundo: Civilization and Barbarism) is a biography with deep reflective elements that portrays the temperament of a tyrant of Argentina. Author, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, strives to capture with all its nuances a type of authoritarian character that marked the history of the American nineteenth century. Sarmiento not only deals with the character in question but is interested in the context in which he lived.

(Description has been translated into English, Book edition is in Spanish)