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Bolívar : American liberator

Author: Marie Arana, (Writer)
Publisher: New York, NY ; London : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Schuster paperback editionView all editions and formats
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An authoritative portrait of the Latin-American warrior-statesman draws on a wealth of primary documents to set his life against a backdrop of the explosive tensions of 19th-century South America, providing coverage of such topics as his role in the 1813 campaign for Colombian and Venezuelan independence, his legendary love affairs and his achievements as a strategist, abolitionist and diplomat.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Arana, (Writer)
ISBN: 9781439110201 1439110204
OCLC Number: 875286530
Description: 603 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The road to Bogotá --
Rites of passage --
The innocent abroad --
Building a revolution --
The rise and fall of Miranda --
Glimpses of glory --
The legions of Hell --
A revolution struggles to life --
The hard way west --
The way to glory --
The chosen son --
Under the volcanoes --
In the empire of the sun --
The equilibrium of the universe --
Era of blunders --
Man of difficulties --
Plowing the sea --
The general in his labyrinth.
Responsibility: Marie Arana.
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An authoritative portrait of the Latin-American warrior-statesman draws on a wealth of primary documents to set his life against a backdrop of the explosive tensions of 19th-century South America, providing coverage of such topics as his role in the 1813 campaign for Colombian and Venezuelan independence, his legendary love affairs and his achievements as a strategist, abolitionist and diplomat.

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