Material Connections: German Schools, Things, and Soft Power in Argentina and Chile from the 1880s through the Interwar Period

  title={Material Connections: German Schools, Things, and Soft Power in Argentina and Chile from the 1880s through the Interwar Period},
  author={H. Glenn Penny},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  pages={519 - 549}
  • H. Penny
  • Published 7 June 2017
  • History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Abstract From the late nineteenth century through the interwar period, the production and consumption of German things played critical roles in delineating and connecting a wide variety of German places in Latin America. Such places became ubiquitous in Chile and Argentina. They flourished because there was ample room in the German imagination for the multiplicity of German places and the cultural hybridity that accompanied them to extend beyond Imperial Germany's national boundaries and… 
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