The Hispanic World and American Intellectual Life, 1820-1880
By (author) Ivan Jaksic
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Hispanic World and American Intellectual Life, 1820-1880 by Ivan Jaksic
Book DescriptionThis book examines why several American literary and intellectual icons became pioneering scholars of the Hispanic world after Independence and the War 1812. At this crucial time for the young republic, these gifted Americans found inspiration in an unlikely place: the collapsing Spanish empire and used it to shape their own country's identity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403980793
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ivan Jaksic
Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity, Hardback (July 2015)
"This book brings together some of the most prominent scholars in the philosophy of race and ethnicity in conversation about issues of ethnic and racial identity, nationality, and ethnic philosophy. The book contains the best defense by Jorge J.E. Gracia of his familial-historical view of Latino identity"--Provided by publisher.
Hispanic World and American Intellectual Life, 1820-1880, Paperback (November 2007)
This book examines why several American literary and intellectual icons found themselves to be pioneering scholars and lifelong students of the Hispanic world. The author asserts that these gifted Americans focused on the Hispanic world that they might shape their own country's identity after Independence and the War of 1812.
Andres Bello, Paperback (November 2006)
The first book-length biography in English of Andres Bello, the nineteenth-century Latin American intellectual, first published in 2001.
Selected Writings of Andres Bello, Paperback (December 1998)» View all books by Ivan Jaksic
Andres Bello played a role in shaping the national identities of independent Latin American countries. This text explores such subjects as grammar and philology, the aims of education, international relations, historiography, Latin and Roman Law, government and society, and many others.
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Author Biography - Ivan Jaksic
IVAN JAKSIC is author of Andres Bello: Scholarship and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Latin America, and is Associate Professor of History, Stanford University, USA.
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