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Latin American Revolution Thematic Essay

Given the importance of the subject, there are a number of strong works by leading figures in the field including Bethell 1987, Lynch 1994, Graham 1994, and, more recently, Chasteen 2008, which takes a transatlantic perspective and also addresses popular and cultural history.

  • Bethell, Leslie, ed. The Independence of Latin America. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

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    Excellent collection of essays gathered from early volumes of the Cambridge History of Latin America. State-of-the-field essays when they were produced in the early 1980s.

  • Chasteen, John Charles. Americanos: Latin America’s Struggle for Independence. Pivotal Moments in World History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

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    Lively and accessible text that argues for the creation of an “americano” identity arising out of the wars of independence. Covers the main arenas and leaders from earliest failed revolts, through the creation of sovereign states based on liberal principles that many subsequently failed to honor. Includes a list of leading actors, a glossary, and recommended sources and readings.

  • Graham, Richard. Independence in Latin America: A Comparative Approach. 2d ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994.

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    This substantially revised edition of Graham’s 1972 survey combines synthetic thematic chapters interspersed with brief chapters on how the independence wars affected different modern countries. Best short survey available in English.

  • Lynch, John, ed. Latin American Revolutions, 1808–1826: Old and New World Origins. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994.

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    This excellent teaching tool includes chapters by top scholars from the United States and Latin America, introduced by the author of one of the most influential early surveys of the revolutions. Includes primary documents of the era written by Alexander von Humboldt, Simón Bolívar, and Manuel Belgrano, among others.

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  • Lesson – Peer Editing Thematic Essays

    October 7, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we improve the quality of our thematic essays? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Europe in Revolt The June Rebellion Peer …
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  • Latin American Revolutions – Crash Course World History

    October 6, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    In which John Green talks about the many revolutions of Latin America in the 19th century. At the beginning of …
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  • Lesson – Europe in Revolt

    October 6, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: PowerPoint: Europe in Revolt Classwork: Europe in Revolt The June Rebellion Homework: Latin American Revolutions Crash Course: Latin American Revolutions …
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  • Lesson – New Latin American States and Societies

    October 5, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: To what extent did revolutions in Latin America alter the social order? PowerPoint: New Latin American States and Societies Classwork: Textbook …
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  • Lesson – Revolution Sweeps Haiti

    October 2, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Enlightenment and the French Revolution influence revolution in the Haiti? PowerPoint: Revolution Sweeps Haiti Classwork: Haitian Social …
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  • Thematic Essay – French and Haitian Revolutions

    October 1, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How do we structure and write a thematic essay? PowerPoint: Thematic Essay Writing Classwork: Thematic Essay – French and Haitian …
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