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The Resource Bolívar : American liberator, Marie Arana

Bolívar : American liberator, Marie Arana

Label
Bolívar : American liberator
Title
Bolívar
Title remainder
American liberator
Statement of responsibility
Marie Arana
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative portrait of the Latin-American warrior-statesman draws on a wealth of primary documents to set his life against a backdrop of the explosive tensions of 19th-century South America, providing coverage of such topics as his role in the 1813 campaign for Colombian and Venezuelan independence, his legendary love affairs and his achievements as a strategist, abolitionist and diplomat
Summary
An authoritative portrait of the Latin-American warrior-statesman examines his life against a backdrop of the tensions of nineteenth-century South America, covering his achievements as a strategist, abolitionist, and diplomat
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2013.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10175747
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arana, Marie
Dewey number
  • 980/.02092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F2235.3
LC item number
.A876 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bolívar, Simón
  • Bolívar, Simón
  • Wars of Independence (South America : 1806-1830)
  • Heads of state
  • South America
  • South America
  • Heads of state
  • South America
  • Latijns-Amerika
  • Venezuela
  • Statschefer
  • Latinamerikanska självständighetskrigen 1806-1830
  • NEW LIST 20130531
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
American liberator
Label
Bolívar : American liberator, Marie Arana
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-580) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The road to Bogotá -- Rites of passage -- The innocent abroad -- Building a revolution -- The rise and fall of Miranda -- Glimpses of glory -- The legions of Hell -- A revolution struggles to life -- The hard way west -- The way to glory -- The chosen son -- Under the volcanoes -- In the empire of the sun -- The equilibrium of the universe -- Era of blunders -- Man of difficulties -- Plowing the sea -- The general in his labyrinth
Control code
ocn798060356
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
603 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439110195
Lccn
2012034661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022116612
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)798060356
Label
Bolívar : American liberator, Marie Arana
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-580) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The road to Bogotá -- Rites of passage -- The innocent abroad -- Building a revolution -- The rise and fall of Miranda -- Glimpses of glory -- The legions of Hell -- A revolution struggles to life -- The hard way west -- The way to glory -- The chosen son -- Under the volcanoes -- In the empire of the sun -- The equilibrium of the universe -- Era of blunders -- Man of difficulties -- Plowing the sea -- The general in his labyrinth
Control code
ocn798060356
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
603 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439110195
Lccn
2012034661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022116612
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)798060356

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