The Americas in the Revolutionary Era

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.12 hours)
Product Number: Z100016912
Released: Oct 31, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781682767573
Narrator/s: Marshall C. Eakin
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Description

This 24-lecture course is both grand drama and an absorbing intellectual exercise in comparative history. At the end of these lectures, you will have a detailed understanding of how our hemisphere took shape, and why. The scope of the work is as follows: -Revolutions and Wars for Independence -Origins of Revolution in the Atlantic World -Colonial Empires on the Eve of Revolution -The 'North' American Revolution Emerges -From Lexington and Concord to Yorktown -The Radicalism of the American Revolution -Slave Rebellion in St. Domingue -The Haitian Revolution -Seeds of Rebellion in Spanish America -Napoleon Invades Spain and Portugal -Francisco de Miranda: The Precursor -Simon Bolivar: The Liberator -Liberating Northern South America -San Martin and Argentine Independence -Bernardo O'Higgins and Chile -Liberating Peru -Mexico: Race and Class Warfare -Mexico: Empire and Chaos -Brazil: A Royal Revolution -Failed Movements in the Caribbean -The British West Indies and Canada -The Strange Case of Paraguay -Revolutions Made and Unmade -The Aftermath of Independence

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Author(s): Marshall C. Eakin
Series: Great Courses
Genre: History

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