Bolivar

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Simon Bolivar’s life makes for one of history’s most dramatic canvases, a narrative filled with adventure and disaster, victory and defeat. This is the story not just of a man but of the liberation of a continent. Drawing on a wealth of sources, Arana captures 19th-century South America and the tensions that helped make Simon Bolivar.

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The dramatic life of the revolutionary hero Bolivar, who liberated South America – a sweeping narrative worthy of a Hollywood epic.

Simón Bolivar’s life makes for one of history’s most dramatic canvases, a colossal narrative filled with adventure and disaster, victory and defeat. This is the story not just of an extraordinary man but of the liberation of a continent.

A larger-than-life figure from a tumultuous age, Bolìvar ignited a revolution, liberated six countries from Spanish rule and is revered as the great hero of South American history. In a sweeping narrative worthy of a Hollywood epic, BOLIVAR colourfully portrays this extraordinarily dramatic life. From his glorious battlefield victories to his legendary love affairs, Bolìvar emerges as a man of many facets: fearless and inspiring general, consummate diplomat, passionate abolitionist and gifted writer.

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Weight 0.42 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 13.2 × 4.4 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

603 , 8 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

980.02092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K