Definition of Perón, Juan Domingo in English:

Perón, Juan Domingo

Syllabification: Pe·rón, Juan Domingo
Pronunciation: /
( 1895–1974), Argentine soldier and statesman; president 1946–55 and 1973–74. The faltering economy and conflict with the Catholic Church led to his removal and exile. He returned to power in 1973, but died in office.



Pronunciation: /-ˌnizəm/
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  • Since this argument does not touch on the results, I choose the latter; after all, the embodiment of magical realism in Latin American politics is Peronism.
  • But in the last years of his life, probably because his rejection of Peronism, he supported the military regimes in Argentina.
  • But one is left with the feeling that these may depend more on the author's intimate knowledge of Peronism than on his epistemological angst or theoretical epiphanies.


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  • Argentina's extremely rigid labor laws, a legacy of the authoritarian Peronist era, also remain unreformed.
  • For decades afterwards, successive leaders attempted to utilise, rather than destroy, the Peronist bequest.
  • Argentina's tradition is Peronist, which is kind of a hybrid of socialism and liberalism.

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