The Wars of Independence in Spanish America

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Christon I. Archer
Rowman & Littlefield, Jan 1, 2000 - History - 325 pages
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This volume of readings examines the revolutions, civil wars, guerrilla struggles, insurgencies, counter-insurgencies, and interventions of this period. Offering a solid perspective on the Independence period, The Wars of Independence is an excellent text for Latin American survey courses and courses focusing on the colonial era.
  

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Contents

Setting the Scene for an Age of Warfare
3
Popular Insurrection and Royalist Reaction Colombian Regions 18101823
43
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in New Spain
73
Jose Nemesio Vazquez An Insurgent Courier 18121816
75
PoliticalMilitary Regulations That Must Be Observed New Spain 1811
87
The War of Independence in Guerrero New Spain 18081821
93
An Update for the Minister of War on the Military Occurrences of the Kingdom of New Spain During the Month of March 1818
141
The Commencement of the Revolution in Venezuela
163
Two Opposing Views of Simon Bolivar
187
Pablo Morillo the War and the Riego Revolt
213
The Guayaquil Conference and Bolivars Relations with Peru 1822
243
Chaos and the Military Solution The Fall of Royalist Peru
259
A Grave for Europeans? Disease Death and the Spanish American Revolutions
283
The Spanish Army and the Loss of America 18101824
299
Suggested Readings
321
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Aspects of the Civil State of the Cast as of Venezuela That Shall Be the Object of Improvement to Prevent Potential Ills and Unrest 1815
179

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Christon I. Archer is professor in the department of History at the University of Calgary.

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