Perón became president in 1946. Perón’s politics was a populism of the right, which drew its support from lower middle classes. He was strongly influenced by Mussolini, with the difference that Perón sought to co-opt and empower labour and trade unions rather than repress them. His wife Eva became an icon. Perón drew power to himself: he quarreled with the Catholic Church. In 1955 the army moved against him and he was exiled to Spain. Allowed to return in 1973, he was elected president but died in less than a year. He was succeeded by his third wife, Isabel, but soon after the army stepped in again.
La Baraja Popular, 1951
The back of the wrapper reads: "El naipe español es esencialmente usado por la mayoría de nuestro pueblo. A través de él, millares de personas dejan descargar alegrías y ansiedades. Es por eso que decidimos realizar esta serie llamada POPULAR, conteniendo modificaciones que no hacen a las posibilidades de juego, pero sí a darle mayor vivencia, a tratar de romper con lo monótono y fundamentalmente a que sean distintos." See original →
Anti-Perón Satirical Pack
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