Latin America: A Brief History

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LATIN AMERICA A Brief History

BY F. A. KIRKPATRICK, M.A.

EMERITUS READER IN SPANISH IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

1939 NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND: AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Preface ix
  • Part One - Discovery and Conquest to Independence 1
  • Chapter I - The Land 3
  • Chapter II - Discovery 9
  • Chapter III - Expansion and Conquest 14
  • Chapter IV - The Spanish Empire 22
  • Chapter V - Portuguese Brazil 34
  • Chapter VI - The Movement of Independence 46
  • Chapter VII - Independence in South America 54
  • Chapter VIII - Independence in North America 74
  • Chapter IX - Independence of Brazil 84
  • Chapter X - Recognition 88
  • Chapter XI - Bolívar and the Tropical Countries 99
  • Chapter XII - Revolution and Reconstruction 108
  • Part Two - The Independent States of Latin America 121
  • Chapter XIII - Some Definitions 123
  • Chapter XIV - The Argentine Republic 130
  • Chapter XV - Uruguay 151
  • Chapter XVI - Paraguay 163
  • Chapter XVII - Chile 179
  • Chapter XVIII - The Tropical Republics 195
  • Chapter XIX - Bolivia 200
  • Chapter XX - Peru 207
  • Chapter XXI - The War of the Pacific 225
  • Chapter XXII - Ecuador 1830-1935 239
  • Chapter XXIII - Colombia 250
  • Chapter XXIV - Venezuela 272
  • Chapter XXV - Brazil 291
  • Chapter XVII - Mexico 314
  • Chapter XXVII - Texas and California 324
  • Chapter XXVIII - Modern Mexico 334
  • Chapter XXIX - Central America 360
  • Chapter XXX - Cuba 376
  • Chapter XXXI - Haiti and Santo Domingo 393
  • Chapter XXXII - Latin America and the Great War 415
  • Chapter XXXIII - North and South 425
  • Chapter XXXIV - The Latin Americans 442
  • Appendix 448
  • Index 449
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