Independence in Latin America: A Comparative Approach

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This work outlines the complex proccesses through which Latin America became independent of Spain and Portugal in the first quarter of the 19th century. The author argues that three major forces shaped the contours of independence: the rise of a single world economy driven especially by the rise of industrial capitalism in England; the response of the Latin American elites as they sought to gain advantage from these changes; and the constant pressure exerted upon the elites by Indians, mestizos, blacks, slaves and the poor ...

Independence in Latin America: A Comparative Approach 1994, McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780070240087

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