Americanos: Latin America's struggle for independence

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A premier volume in Oxford's Pivotal Moments in World History series, Americanos offers an engagingly written, compact history of the Latin American wars of independence. Proceeding almost cinematically, scene by vivid scene, John Charles Chasteen introduces the reader to lead players, basic concepts, key events, and dominant trends, braided together in a single, taut narrative. He vividly depicts the individuals and events of those tumultuous years, capturing the gathering forces for independence, the clashes of troops and decisions of leaders, and the rich, elaborate tapestry of Latin American societies as they embraced nationhood.
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author Chasteen, John Charles, 1955-
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subject_facet Latin America -- History -- 1830-1898, Latin America -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements, Latin America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830
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