War and Independence In Spanish America

Author(s): 
McFarlane, Anthony
ISBN: 
9781857287837
Date published: 
October 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£35.99

Warfare, Revolution, and Independence in Spanish America provides a unified account of war in Spanish America during the period after the collapse of the Spanish government in 1808. It maps the main arenas of war, traces the major campaigns by both rebels and royalists, and comments on the crucial battles fought by the contending forces. Readers will come away with a fully realized understanding of the impact of war and military mobilization on Spanish American societies and states.