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Americanos : Latin America's struggle for independence

Author: John Charles Chasteen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Pivotal moments in world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Oxford University Press pbkView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chasteen, John Charles, 1955-
Americanos.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)747305672
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Charles Chasteen
ISBN: 9780195392364 0195392361
OCLC Number: 436279141
Description: xx, 218 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why Americanos? --
Discovering América, 1799-1805 --
Pillars of the crown, 1806-1810 --
Not-so-civil wars, 1810-1812 --
A lost cause?, 1812-1815 --
Independence won,1816-1824 --
Nation-building begins, 1824-1850 --
The legacy endures.
Series Title: Pivotal moments in world history.
Responsibility: John Charles Chasteen.

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Americanos is never dull or stodgy. On the contrary, it sometimes gives the giddy feeling of one-damn-thing-after-another. * Hugh O'Shaughnessy, New Statesman *

 
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