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Author Arana, Marie (Writer)
Title Bolívar : American liberator / Marie Arana.
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
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 Floor2  F2235.3 .A876 2013    ON HOLDSHELF
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Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description 603 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [569]-580) and index.
Contents The road to Bogotá -- Rites of passage -- The innocent abroad -- Building a revolution -- The rise and fall of Miranda -- Glimpses of glory -- The legions of Hell -- A revolution struggles to life -- The hard way west -- The way to glory -- The chosen son -- Under the volcanoes -- In the empire of the sun -- The equilibrium of the universe -- Era of blunders -- Man of difficulties -- Plowing the sea -- The general in his labyrinth.
Summary An authoritative portrait of the Latin-American warrior-statesman draws on a wealth of primary documents to set his life against a backdrop of the explosive tensions of 19th-century South America, providing coverage of such topics as his role in the 1813 campaign for Colombian and Venezuelan independence, his legendary love affairs and his achievements as a strategist, abolitionist and diplomat.
Subject Bolívar, Simón, 1783-1830.
Heads of state -- South America -- Biography.
South America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830.
ISBN 9781439110195 hardback
1439110190 hardback
9781439124956 (ebk.)
1439124957 (ebk.)
Standard # 40022116612
OCLC number 798060356