|LC Classifications||F1412 .K56 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 144 p. :|
|Number of Pages||144|
|LC Control Number||76015260|
This book provides a new interpretation of the process of Spanish American independence (); one which emphasizes political processes and cultural continuities, instead of the break with Reviews: 1. Summary: This book provides a new interpretation of the process of Spanish American independence (), one that emphasizes political processes and cultural continuities instead of the break with Spain. It is the first book to examine the representative government and popular elections introduced by the Spanish Constitution of The wars of Spanish-American independence were a series of military campaigns that took place in the Americas between and , which resulted in the creation of more than a dozen republics in the territories that had previously been part of the Hispanic monarchy. Triggered in the short term by the Napoleonic invasion of the Spanish peninsula in , there were more deep-seated Author: Natalia Sobrevilla Perea. The Spanish American Independence: The British Connection. Extract: "No troops have distinguished themselves so much among the natives of Colombia, in the long sanguinary war carried on between Bolivar and [Spanish General Pablo] Morillo, as the irregular cavalry - cossacks perhaps would be an appropriate term - of the wide extended plain of Apure, through which the river of that name winds.
History of Latin America - History of Latin America - The independence of Latin America: After three centuries of colonial rule, independence came rather suddenly to most of Spanish and Portuguese America. Between and all of Latin America except the Spanish colonies of Cuba and Puerto Rico slipped out of the hands of the Iberian powers who had ruled the region since the conquest. It is the first book to examine the representative government and popular elections introduced by the Spanish Constitution of Rodríguez argues that independence did not constitute an anti-colonial movement, as many scholars assert, but rather formed part of the broader Spanish political revolution. The third important work, Jay Kinsbruner's The Spanish American Independence Movement, emphasized the diachronic dimension, focusing not on regions but on "stages" across the entire spectrum of countries over a longer period of time. Decolonization of the Americas refers to the process by which the countries in the Americas gained their independence from European rule. The American Revolution was the first in the Americas, and the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War (–) was a surprising victory against a great French Revolution in Europe followed, and collectively these events had profound.
Latin American independence has spawned tens of thousands of books, articles, novels, plays, films, songs, statues, and public commemorations. Such a prodigious output is a testament to the romance and power of the era, but it is also indicative of the degree to which the meaning of independence . 1 day ago Arts and Culture Books Book review: The Case for Scottish Independence, by Ben Jackson Despite the imbalance created by a dominance of male voices, Ben . A map of colonies in Latin America on the eve of revolution, excerpted from Rise of the Spanish-American Republics by W.S. Robertson, A portrait of Father Miguel Hidalgo, a leader of the Mexican independence movement who was eventually captured and executed. Clear, concise, and fair, Kinsbruner's book is an enormously intelligent analysis a book of considerable wisdom. It is now the best one-volume treatment of Spanish American independence on the market, highly suitable for students and general readers and equally absorbing for the specialist."—.