[The Spanish American Revolution 1808 1826 Revolutions in the Modern World] EBOOK
T rk ede maalesef Latin Amerika devrimlerine dair partizan olmayan bir kitap bulma imkan yok Konuya dair ok kapsaml ve ilk elden kaynak olabilecek bir eser Latin Amerika devrimlerine ve spanyol imparatorlu unun yeni k tada nas l par aland na ilgi duyanlar i in neririm T rk eye evrilmesi ok b y k hizmet olur Useful overview of a very broad topic The vastness of its subject matter hardly makes it for an easy read but the craftsmanship of the ood historian John Lynch saves it from the oblivion of the masses Lynch Contacts Desired goes byeographical areas starting at the southern cone up ending with Mexico and last of all the Central American countries and on these last nations very few pages are used As one might expect the multitude of names facts and the different analyses that apply to each case does not help with the entertainment department so to speak but the idea is there to pick up The Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane, general idea comes forth from the reading as from a bird s eye up above the scenery we see how different races and social echelons compete for a place in post colonial Spanish America how there is a lack of plan in the sense of a revolution of the people as in America or France and it is only a fight to fill the vacuum left by the Peninsulares a fight to take the reigns of the whatever comes after whether it be a Republic a Monarchy or whatever The outcome and this is the main point Iather was not what mattered to the people in The Oracles Golem (The Oracle general what mattered was who wasoing to rule who was to be favored and who was to stay the same or Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations get worse The story is not a bit idealistic or romantic I m afraid on liberty and justice for all etcBut that s Spanish America I mean no Burke no Jefferson no Franklin nobody The Catholic Church and the aristocrats of Spain had for so long kept the hearts and minds of the spanish people in ignorance isolated from the heretic Protestant world of northern Europe that the word civilization did not uite apply to the cultural state of the Spanish people in Spain or in America Oh you are thinking of Bol var of course Bol var how could I forget But Bol var isn t my cup of tea either yes he did have some ideas and he did look up to Britain and hoped to be inood terms with them But he was not a democrat at heart perhaps he was even a racist definitely he was of the stuff despots are made of arrogance paternalism elitism and this Let It Bree / Cant Buy Me Louie (Harlequin Duets, guy was one of the fewood The Solitary Self guys you can find in the book At least Lynchives him the The Ornaments of Life gooduy treatment But here are Bol var s own words about Americans so judge for yourself I am convinced to the very marrow of my bones that America can only be ruled by an able despotism we are the vile offspring of the predatory Spaniards who came to America to bleed her white and to breed with their victims Later the illegitimate offspring of these unions joined with the offspring of slaves transported from Africa With such racial mixture and such moral record can we afford to place laws above leaders and principles above men The last few pages are a brief overview of the aftermath of independence petty countries or countries still to be were the victims of caudil. Spanish America was engulfed for nearly two decades in revolutions for independence that were sudden violent and universal John Lynch provides a brilliant survey of the men and the movements during these critical years He views the revolutionary outbreak as the culmination of a long process of alienation from Spain during which Spanish Americans became aware of their own identity conscious of their own culture and jealous of their own resources He traces the forces of independence as they One Wish (Thunder Point, gathered momentum and spread across the subcontinent in tworeat waves converging on Peru He also explains why the heroic liberators among them San Martín Bolívar and O'Higgins were unable to prevent the revolutions from ultimately turning into counte.
The Spanish American Revolution 1808 1826 Revolutions in the Modern World EBOOK
Los regional chieftains who warried among themselves for their own piece of turf like the independence war before but on a neighborly scale To milk the resources of the country and to curve any appetite for knowledge among the servile masses that was and still is the only aim in Spanish speaking America Know any better recipe than teuila mate cocaine and telenovelas to keep people dumbed down for ever I was looking for a well researched book on the revolutions in South America that brought about independence from Spain I could have chosen several books about the independence movements of each nation Many of these books are high partisan This book completely satisfied what I was looking for The various chapters look at regional independence movements They talk about political economic and La santa anoressia. Digiuno e misticismo dal Medioevo a oggi geographical driving forces that led to the push for independence and the reasons for failure of larger states The book is filled with dates names and facts It mentions battles but does noto into details beyond what is necessary to describe the battle in the context of the larger independence movement It is not a book for light reading It is rather dry It is however and excellent book for anyone looking at for a detailed overview of the events from 1808 to 1826 It is one despite its original publication date that I would highly recommend for anyone with an interest in the subject The Spanish American Revolutions is a traditional history originally written in 1973 and updated in 1986 The author John Lynch was professor of Latin American History at The University of London I read this book because it Remembering and Repeating gets high praise from Carlos Fuentes in his wide ranging survey of the relationship between Spain and Latin America El espejo enterrado With 50 pages of notes and a 25 page bibliographically essay Spanish American Revolutions is the result of extensive research and is packed full of information It is not always an easy read and can be dense and academic Lynch concentrates on the underlying causes of the spate of revolutions and wars which resulted in the independence of most of Spanish America in the early 19th century Many of those causes are economic and Lynch dives right in with descriptions of trade deficits taxation capital investment etc Not always light reading but very informative I found that the best way to engage with the book was to read sections out loud This caused me to slow down and read carefully and let me appreciate the clarity and precision of the author s descriptions For exampleMexico was pure colony Spaniard ruled creole creole used Indian and the metropolis exploited all three Liberation would be arduous in this the most valuable of all Spain s possessions In the course of the eighteenth century Mexican silver production rose continuously from five million pesos in 1702 past the boom of the 1770s and an increase from twelve million to eighteen million pesos a year to a peak of twenty seven million in 1804The book is fairly encyclopedic and covers the multiple revolutions that took place in the early 19th century Beginning with Rio de la Plata from which emerged Argen. Rrevolutions that frustrated their efforts to create new societies In the second edition Lynch adds a section on Central America and incorporates the latest work being done on the origins and aftermaths of these revolutions Contents 1 The origins of Spanish American Nationality The new imperialismAmerican responsesIncipient nationalism2 Revolution in Río de la PlataMerchants and militiaThe May revolutionBuenos Aires and the interiorRivadavia and the new economyEstancieros and the new society3 Revolution against Río de la PlataIndependence of UruguayParaguay the impenetrable dictatorshipThe war ofuerrillas in Upper Peru4 Chile Liberated and LiberatorThe Patria ViejaSan Martín and the army of the AndesFrom O´Higgins to PortalesThe ben.
Tina Uruguay and Paraguay then moving west to Chile then to the Northern part of South America from which emerged Venezuela Colombia and Ecuador then to the Spanish stronghold of Peru which could only be liberated from Spain with military pressure from Chile and Argentina in the south and Colombia in the north Bolivia was originally known as Upper Peru and spun off as a separate country basically because its mine owners could not bear to be controlled by either Peru or Argentina Mexico followed its own path to independence Spain was not interested in keeping Central American colonies without Mexico so they became independent by default initially attempting to form a federation with its capital in Guatemala which broke apart after only a few years The only Spanish colonies that remained after 1826 were the islands of Cuba and Puerto RicoFor me the most interesting figure in the book is Simon Bolivar a sort of South American George Washington He was one of the few Latin American revolutionaries who seemed to be motivated by idealism and patriotism as opposed to pure self and class interest though he was very wary of iving power to Blacks and Indians believing that they had an understandable hatred for ruling class whites He was the son of a rich Venezuelan creole family with a brilliant mind and a reat talent for leadership Bolivar had the idea of forming one nation called Gran Colombia comprised at least of Venezuela New Granada and Guayauil in Northern South America But his idea uickly Mona Lisa gave way to the reality of suspicion and differing interests between the powerfulroups in the various regions In the end Venezuela remained as a separate nation Guayauil came to be known as Ecuador and all that remained of Gran Colombia was New Granada which was re named Colombia and ruled for a time by Bolivar Bolivar also led troops in the liberation of Peru and later as one of the few trusted figures in the region became ruler of Upper Peru which was named Bolivia in his honor Bolivar s second dream was to form a federation of the Andean nations Ecuador Peru and Bolivia This too was not to beI highly recommend John Lynch s work for anyone who wants a detailed understanding of how Spanish America ained independence from Spain Although there were separate wars for independence in the various regions this book does a reat job of stitching them together and Soldier O - Bosnian Inferno giving a clear view of the common factors and interactions that caused the entire hemisphere to become independent in the course of less than twenty yearsI want to note that the version of this book Iot from the New York Public Library published by WW Norton Company is probably the worst printed book I have ever read The font is tiny blurry and faded in places It seems to be the result of several Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution generations of photo copying or maybe a reject from a defective printing press Not sure how a reputable publisher could put its name on this On the subject of Latin America s wars of independence from Spain Lynch s book is essential reading Good textbook thatives the history of the various Revolutions that occurred in this period Enjo. Eficiaries5 Peru the Ambiguous RevolutionRoyalists and reformistsThe rebellion of PumacahuaSan Martín and the liberating expeditionThe protectorateThe Guayauil interview6 Venezuela the Violent RevolutionFrom colony to republicWar to the deathThe revolution livesNew masters old structures7 Liberation a New Site in ColombiaThe rievances of a colonyLiberation of New Granada conuest of uitoColombia one nation or threeThe liberal society8 The Last Viceroy the Last VictoryPeru reluctant republicBolivia independence in search of a nation“America is ungovernable”9 Mexico The Consummation of American IndependenceSilver and societyThe insurgentsThe conservative revolutionNew mule same riderCentral America independence by default10 The Reckoni.
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Librarian Note There is than one author by this name in the Goodreads data baseJohn Lynch is Emeritus Professor of Latin American History at the University of London He spent most of his academic career at University College and then from 1974 to 1987 as Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies The main focus of his work has been Spanish America in the period 1750–1850 wikip