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The Tupac Amaru rebellion

Author: Charles F Walker
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harvard University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
Examines the rebellion led by Tupac Amaru and his wife that began in 1780 as a local multiclass revolt against colonial authorities and became the largest rebellion in the history of Spain's American empire.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: José Gabriel Tupac-Amaru; José Gabriel Tupac-Amaru
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles F Walker
ISBN: 9780674659995 0674659996
OCLC Number: 926061512
Notes: Originally published: 2014.
Awards: Winner of Norris and Carol Hundley Award 2015
Nominated for Pulitzer Prizes 2015
Nominated for Bolton-Johnson Prize 2015
Nominated for Clarence H. Haring Prize 2016
Nominated for Bryce Wood Book Award 2014
Nominated for Distinguished Book Award - Military History 2015
Nominated for Mark Lynton History Prize 2015
Nominated for Friedrich Katz Prize 2015
Description: 347 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Execution of Antonio de Arriaga --
1. The Andes in the Atlantic World --
2. From Pampamarca to Sangarara? --
3. A World without the Catholic Church? --
4. The Rebellion Goes South --
5. The Siege of Cuzco --
6. In Pursuit of Tupac Amaru --
7. Torment --
8. The Other Side of the Lake --
9. Southern Campaigns --
10. The Pardon and the Cease-Fire --
11. The Rebellion in Limbo --
12. Ordered by the Catholic King --
Conclusion: The Legacy of Tupac Amaru --
Chronology of the Rebellion.
Responsibility: Charles F. Walker.


Charles Walker examines the largest rebellion in the history of Spain's American empire, led by Latin America's most iconic revolutionary, Tupac Amaru, and his wife. It began in 1780 as a multiclass  Read more...


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[This is] the first extended survey of the causes and the course of the Tupac Amaru rebellion to appear in English since 1966... [It] is a lucid and accessible survey in which Walker skillfully Read more...

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