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Francisco de Miranda, a transatlantic life in the Age of Revolution

Author: Karen Racine
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2003.
Series: Latin American silhouettes.
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Venezuelan General Francisco Gabriel de Miranda (1750-1816) participated in the major political events of the Atlantic world for 30 years. This text is an account of the man, emphasizing the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Racine, Karen, 1967-
Francisco de Miranda, a transatlantic life in the Age of Revolution.
Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2003
(OCoLC)607027201
Online version:
Racine, Karen, 1967-
Francisco de Miranda, a transatlantic life in the Age of Revolution.
Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2003
(OCoLC)608209917
Named Person: Francisco de Miranda; Francisco Antonio Gabriel Miranda; Francisco de Miranda
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Racine
ISBN: 0842029095 9780842029094 0842029109 9780842029100
OCLC Number: 49952577
Description: xix, 336 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Patriot for All Seasons: Youth (1750-1782) --
Finding the Founding Fathers: Miranda's Tour of the United States (1783-84) --
The Gentleman's Grand Tour: Travels in Europe, Asia, and Russia (1785-1789) --
The Revolutionary Dress Rehearsal: Miranda and the French Revolution (1790-1797) --
Don Quixote in the Caribbean: England and the Leander Expedition (1798-1807) --
Greatness Begins at Grafton Street: Following the Leader in London (1808-1810) --
A Year among the Americans: Miranda and the First Venezuelan Republic (1811-12) --
Conclusion: The Measure of the Man (1812-1816).
Series Title: Latin American silhouettes.
Other Titles: Transatlantic life in the Age of Revolution
Responsibility: Karen Racine.

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