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Simón Bolívar : essays on the life and legacy of the liberator

Author: David Bushnell; Lester D Langley
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., ©2008.
Series: Latin American silhouettes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of essays on the life and legacy of Simón Bolívar looks at the impact of "the Liberator" as warrior, political thinker and leader, internationalist, continentalist, reformer, and revolutionary. An appraisal of Bolívar's role in the Spanish American wars of independence, this offers an explanation of why the Bolívarian legend and cult has persisted.
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Genre/Form: Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simón Bolívar.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., ©2008
(OCoLC)608576156
Named Person: Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Bushnell; Lester D Langley
ISBN: 9780742556195 0742556190
OCLC Number: 180907774
Notes: Essays primarily from a symposium held at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University on March 13, 2000 entitled Perspectives on Simón Bolívar.
Description: xv, 207 pages . : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Simón Bolívar as political thinker / Simon Collier --
Bolívar 's Atlantic world diplomacy / Judith Ewell --
Simón Bolívar, Englishman: elite responsibility and social reform in Spanish American independence / Karen Racine --
Simón Bolívar and Andrés Bello: the republican ideal / Iván Jaksic --
Bolívar as triumphal state maker and despairing "democrat" / Frank Safford --
The image of Simón Bolívar in the United States in the revolutionary era / Lester D. Langley --
The United States as seen by Simón Bolívar : too good a neighbor / David Bushnell --
Bolívar and the future of democracy / Hermes Tovar Pinzón --
The hidden legacy of Simón Bolívar / Germán Carrera Damas --
Epilogue: history and our heroes: the Bolívar legend / John Lombardi --
Beginning to read about Bolívar / John Lombardi.
Series Title: Latin American silhouettes.
Responsibility: edited by David Bushnell and Lester D. Langley.
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