Simon Bolivar (Great Hispanic Heritage) by Ronald A. Reis PDF

By Ronald A. Reis

Born right into a prosperous Venezuelan Creole relations, Sim n Bol var grew up petulant, capricious, bossy, and conversant in getting his personal manner at each flip. by way of the age of twenty-two, even though, he had matured to the purpose of committing to the liberation of northern South the USA from Spanish rule. to take action, the George Washington of Latin American independence, referred to as El Libertador, traveled 20,000 miles on horseback and fought in nearly three hundred battles and skirmishes. one of many maximum army geniuses of all time, Bol var, at his height, managed with regards to 3 million sq. miles in South the USA, greater than japanese and Western Europe mixed. but, on the time of his loss of life, whilst looking voluntary exile from the land of his beginning, Bol var was once denounced as a demagogue via elites of the six international locations he had liberated. still, Sim n Bol var lives this present day within the hearts of hundreds of thousands of Latin americans who see El Liberator as a hero. This new biography of Sim n Bol var contains enticing textual content, images, and illustrations, in addition to reference gains reminiscent of a chronology and timeline, additional assets, and an index for speedy reference.

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