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The Latin American revolutions, 1808-1826: A reading list

MarkK
 
Americanos: Latin America's Struggle for Independence (Pivotal Moments in World History)
Americanos: Latin America's Struggle for Independence (Pivotal Moments in World History)
"Chasteen's book is a dramatic introduction of how Latin America won its independence."
The Spanish American Revolutions 1808-1826 (Revolutions in the Modern World)
The Spanish American Revolutions 1808-1826 (Revolutions in the Modern World)
"A classic study of the revolutions, one that remains the standard today."
Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic
Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic
The Independence of Spanish America (Cambridge Latin American Studies)
The Independence of Spanish America (Cambridge Latin American Studies)
"Rodríguez's study is especially good for the Spanish background to the revolutions."
Spain And The Independence Of Colombia, 1808-1825
Spain And The Independence Of Colombia, 1808-1825
"Earle's book is a good study of the breakdown of Spanish rule in Colombia."
The emergence of the Republic of Bolivia
The emergence of the Republic of Bolivia
"An older but detailed account of Bolivian independence."
Simon Bolivar: A Life
Simon Bolivar: A Life
"Lynch's new biography is a sympathetic account of "the Liberator.""
El Libertador: Writings of Simon Bolivar (Library of Latin America)
El Libertador: Writings of Simon Bolivar (Library of Latin America)
"An excellent edition of Bolivar's writings in English, though a more comprehensive collection exists in Spanish."
Francisco De Miranda: A Transatlantic Life in the Age of Revolution (Latin American Silhouettes)
Francisco De Miranda: A Transatlantic Life in the Age of Revolution (Latin American Silhouettes)
"This is a useful biography of a key figure in Venezuelan independence."
The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850
The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850
"Langley's book puts the Latin American independence struggle in the context of the revolutions of the era."
British Policy and the Independence of Latin America
British Policy and the Independence of Latin America
"A useful account of Britian's response to Latin America revolutions."
The United States and the Independence of Latin America, 1800-1830
The United States and the Independence of Latin America, 1800-1830
"Still the standard account of the U.S.'s reaction to the revolutions."