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A history of the British presence in Chile : from Bloody Mary to Charles Darwin and the decline of British influence

Author: William Edmundson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chileans are often called the 'English of South America'. This book narrates the tremendous influence that British visitors and immigrants have had on the history of Chile, starting in 1554 with 'Bloody Mary' becoming Queen of Chile. This is an informed, comprehensive, and balanced account that includes original research, and will appeal to students of Latin American history, the general reader, and travelers to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edmundson, William (Eddie).
History of the British presence in Chile.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2009
(DLC) 2010292531
(OCoLC)316829371
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Edmundson
ISBN: 9780230101210 0230101216 1282664824 9781282664821 9781349381098 1349381098 0230114830 9780230114838 9786612664823 6612664827
OCLC Number: 667274141
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: a mysterious sympathy --
Pirates, buccaneers, privateers, corsairs, and circumnavigators --
Explorers by sea --
British naturalists in Chile --
Chile's wars --
Visitors and explorers on land --
British artists in Chile --
British communities in Chile --
Commerce and industry --
Mining --
Banking --
Railways --
Education --
Religion --
Sports --
The Battle of Coronel --
The decline of British influence --
The imprint that remains: family names and geography --
Appendix A: English newspapers in Chile --
Appendix B: British diplomatic representation in Chile.
Responsibility: William Edmundson.
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This book sets out to narrate the contributions to and influence on the history of Chile that British visitors and immigrants have had, not as bystanders but as key players, starting in 1554 with the  Read more...

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'[Edmundson] has written such an excellent book which ought to appeal to anyone with an interest in Chile. Well-researched and concise, it is an appetite-warming guide for further reading and should Read more...

 
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