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In The Ranks
The Latin American wars of independence took place between 1810 and 1825. With the Spanish Empire weakened by Napoleon’s quest to dominate Europe, the colonies of Venezuela and Nueva Granada were seized by juntas led by idealistic young men. Foremost
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Dark City
Author: Simon Read Publisher: The History Press, 2019 Price: £10.99 This book tells an uncomfortable tale: life was not all ‘keep calm and carry on’ in wartime London, an era we like to hold up as exemplary of camaraderie and a shared defiance of th
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Caudillos Of Latin America
Among the many honours festooned over his memory, including recognition as a founding father comparable to George Washington, Simon Bolívar stands as the finest example of that rare political creature – the caudillo. Possessed by a vision for a new o