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Download e-book for kindle: The Independence of Spanish America (Cambridge Latin by Jaime E. Rodríguez

By Jaime E. Rodríguez

ISBN-10: 0521622980

ISBN-13: 9780521622981

ISBN-10: 0521626730

ISBN-13: 9780521626736

This e-book presents a brand new interpretation of the method of Spanish American independence (1808–26); one that emphasises political tactics and cultural continuities, rather than the holiday with Spain. it's the first e-book to ascertain the consultant executive and renowned elections brought via the Spanish structure of 1812. Rodríguez argues that independence didn't represent an anti-colonial circulate, as many students assert, yet fairly shaped a part of the wider Spanish political revolution. In the US, a fight over who might govern followed this revolution. regardless of major participation via the loads, the fight for independence ended in the triumph of the criollos, the recent international bourgeoisie. The liberal culture of constitutional, consultant govt that emerged in this interval, including the success of nationhood, constitutes the main major history of Spanish American independence.

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