Revolution and Independence in Latin America

Revolution and Independence in Latin America

The Liberators

eBook - 2016
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Between 1808 and 1826, all of mainland Latin America became independent from Spain and Portugal, the colonial powers that had ruled the region for three centuries. Undesirable economic restrictions and a caste system that favored those born in Europe made the conditions for revolution ripe in the Americas. Combined with the actions of insightful leaders-most notably Simn̤ Bolv̕ar and Jos ̌de San Martn̕-Latin American independence was all but guaranteed. This title explores the revolutions, their historical causes, and the new nations' ensuing struggles, providing invaluable context for understanding the culture, politics, and social identity of the region today.
Publisher: [United States] : Britannica Digital Learning : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781680480313
1680480316
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Day, Meredith - Editor
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