Uruguayans of To-Day (Classic Reprint)

Uruguayans of To-Day (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Uruguayans of to-Day Uruguayans or to-day is the seventh book in the series planned by The Hispanic Society of America to make better known to the English-speaking world the representative living men of Hispanic America. The two hundred or more persons whose biographies are collected in this volume may be taken as fairly representative of Uruguay. They are drawn from all parts of the country and from all walks of life; although, as is common in Latin coun tries, where every one feels the pull of the capital, there is a disproportionate number of residents of the seat of govern ment and what may seem an excessive number of members of the two learned professions, medicine and the law. This will necessarily be true of a country in which every one aspires to have at least a residence in the capital, and in which the way to the high places in government. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 794 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 40mm | 1,044g
  • English
  • 637 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243166052
  • 9780243166053