The Independence of Latin America
Cambridge University Press, May 7, 1987 - History - 261 pages
The Independence of Latin America is a selection of chapters from the Cambridge History of Latin America Volume 3. The first chapter deals with the origins of independence from Spain; the next two consider the struggle for independence in Mexico and Central America and in Spanish South America. The independence of Brazil is discussed in a separate chapter, while the final chapters examine the relationship of the newly independent countries with the rest of the world and the role of the Church in the independence of Latin America.
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THE ORIGINS OF SPANISH AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
THE INDEPENDENCE OF MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA
THE INDEPENDENCE OF SPANISH SOUTH AMERICA
THE INDEPENDENCE OF BRAZIL
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND LATIN AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
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