Relics and Selves

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Name:

Manzana de las Luces

Person:

Pub. place:

Buenos Aires

Publisher:

Date of Pub.:

Decade:

1880s

Country:

Argentina

Description:

The first seat of Buenos Aires University, formerly a Dominican convent. The Facultad de Ciencias Exactas was housed here until its violent occupation by the police during the so-called 'Night of the Large Sticks' ('noche de los bastones largos')

Institution:

Casa de Rui Barbosa, Rio de Janeiro

Medium & Display:

architecture

Present Material:

building

Discourse:

progress

Key Concept:

heritage, monument

Contents:

science