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Francisco de Miranda (1750-1816) was a monumental figure in the independence of Venezuela and Latin America. His physical and intellectual odyssey as an exile pursued by Spanish authorities made him the most significant proponent of Spanish-American independence in revolutionary America and Europe at the turn of the nineteenth century. This book considers Miranda as traveler (in the Americas and Europe), soldier (as a Spanish officer and later general in the French revolutionary army), intellectual (as connoisseur and creator of a great private library), and romantic figure (gentleman and lover). The authors reveal how these facets of Miranda's life shaped his constant struggle for Spanish-American independence. Contributors include David Bushnell (professor emeritus, University of Florida, USA), John Lynch (professor emeritus, University of London, UK), Edgardo Mondolfi Gudat (Universidad Metropolitana,Venezuela), Malcolm Deas (St.Antony's College, Oxford University, UK), and Karen Racine (University of Guelph, Canada).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781900039543
ISBN-10: 1900039540
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Pages: 124
Imprint: Institute for the Study of the Americas
Publisher: Institute for Latin American Studies
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Maher

John Maher is editor at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London, UK.

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