Title

"The barracks receives spoiled children and returns men": Debating Military Service, Masculinity and Nation-Building in Argentina, 1901-1930

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-1-2017

Abstract

In 1918 an anonymous conscript writing to La Protesta, an anarchist paper known for its anti-militarism, complained about life in the Argentine navy. The military was a "school of vice" where everyone was reduced to a number and was subject to the most cruel and random subordination. The conscript fumed, You even lose control of your hair.

Publication Name

Americas

Volume Number

74

First Page

299

Last Page

329

Issue Number

3

DOI

10.1017/tam.2017.43

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