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Argentina, Education and Culture

Native American cultures, gaucho, cowboy, folk art, fine arts

Argentina is a nation with a rich Spanish heritage, strongly influenced since the 19th century by European, notably Italian, immigration. A lively interest is maintained in the nationís history, particularly as symbolized by the gaucho (cowboy). In the fine arts, the most important model has been France; only in folk art has there been significant influence from Native American cultures.

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Native American cultures, gaucho, cowboy, folk art, fine arts, Argentina, immigration, significant influence, century, France

 
 

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