The Americas in the Age of Revolution: 1750-1850

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This magisterial work is a comparative history of three important revolutions in the Americas: the American Revolution in 1776, the 1791 slave revolt in the French colony that became Haiti, and the prolonged Spanish-American struggle for independence that ended a half century later. Lester Langley describes the movements and events that led to these wars of independence, explaining why revolution took one form in one place and a different form in another. Langley examines the political and social tensions reverberating ...

The Americas in the Age of Revolution: 1750-1850 1998, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300077261

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