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Author Slatta, Richard W., 1947-

Title Simón Bolívar's quest for glory [electronic resource] / Richard W. Slatta and Jane Lucas De Grummond.

Imprint College Station [Texas] : Texas A&M University Press, c2003.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 344 p. : ill., maps.
Series Texas A & M University military history series ; no. 86
Texas A & M University military history series ; 86.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-333) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830.
Heads of state -- South America -- Biography.
South America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author De Grummond, Jane Lucas, 1905-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1585442399 (cloth : alk. paper)

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