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In the Shadow of Perón: Juan Atilio Bramuglia and the Second Line of Argentina's Populist Movement

Raanan Rein


Populism has been one of the most important phenomena in the political and social history of Latin America. This book challenges several commonly held assumptions about the nature of populism and the relations between the charismatic leader and the popular masses. Devoted to the second line of Peronist leadership in Argentina from the 1940s onwards, it focuses on the figure of Juan Atilio Bramuglia, who tried to offer an alternative path for the movement. The book stresses the heterogeneous nature of Peronism and traces the various ideological sources of its doctrine. It also analyzes Perón's ... More

Keywords: populism, social history, Latin America, charismatic leader, popular masses, Peronist leadership, Argentina, Juan Atilio Bramuglia, Peronism, Perón

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780804757928
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804757928.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Raanan Rein, author