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Simón Bolívar's quest for glory
1st ed.
Richard W. Slatta and Jane Lucas De Grummond.

Published 2003 by Texas A&M University Press in College Station [Texas] .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The education of a liberator
Introduction : Bolívar and Washington
A young man seeks his destiny, 1783-1806
Stirrings of independence, 1807-10
Struggling for independence
Disasters for the foolish Fatherland, 1811-12
Victories from Mompox to Araure, 1812-13
Spain's reconquest of its colonies
Boves and royalist resurgence, 1814-15
Regrouping in Jamaica, 1815-16
From optimism at Aux Cayes to disaster at Ocumare, 1816
Frustration from Jacmel to Guayana, 1816-17
Patriot resurgence, Spanish collapse
From frustration on the llanos to victory at Boyac, 1818-19
Armistice : joining with San Martín to turn the tide, 1820-21
Delirium over Manuela and Chimborazo, 1822
Final triumph in Peru, 1823-25
Political failure to postmortem glory
Trying to hold Gran Colombia together, 1825-28
Political decline and death, 1828-30
From demagogue to demigod.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-333) and index.

Texas A & M University military history series ;, no. 86, Texas A & M University military history series ;, 86.


Dewey Decimal Class
980/.02/092, B
Library of Congress
F2235.3 .S66 2003

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