Introduction: The Personal is Political 1. Los Toldos 2. Junin 3. Buenos Aires 4. Radiolandia 5. Peron 6. Political Earthquake 7. Los Muchachos Peronistas 8. First Lady 9. Europe 10. Enter Evita 11. Las Muchachas Peronistas 12. The Foundation 13. Mortality 14. Immortality 15. Life After Death
Based on new sources and first-hand interviews, this book seeks to explore the personality and experiences of Evita. This first substantive biography of Eva Peron in English is essential reading for anyone interested in modern Argentinean history and the cult of Evita.
Jill Hedges has been Senior Editor for Latin America at Oxford Analytica since 2001 and was formerly Editorial Manager of business information service Esmerk Argentina. She has a PhD in Latin American Studies from the University of Liverpool and is the author of Argentina: A Modern History.
Evita is an engaging and accessible read that is delightful in its
evocation of mid-century Argentina. * Julia Buxton, Journal of
Latin American Studies *
Jill Hedges' book is a stylish, careful, fascinating account of a remarkable life. * Tribune *
Carefully researched and elegantly written * Juan E. Mendez *
Remarkably even-handed and highly readable * Maxine Molyneux *
Vivid, thoughtful and perceptive * Laurence Whitehead *