Andres Bello: Scholarship and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Latin America

Andres Bello: Scholarship and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Latin America

by Ivan Jaksic
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521027594

ISBN-13: 9780521027595

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first book-length biography of Andrés Bello, the nineteenth-century Latin American intellectual, to appear in English. Bello was also a poet, a literary critic, and an influential statesman whose contributions to nation-building and Spanish American identity are widely recognized across the region. This work provides a comprehensive

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This is the first book-length biography of Andrés Bello, the nineteenth-century Latin American intellectual, to appear in English. Bello was also a poet, a literary critic, and an influential statesman whose contributions to nation-building and Spanish American identity are widely recognized across the region. This work provides a comprehensive interpretation of Bello's work, gives an account of Bello's life based on new information from archives in four countries, and sheds new light on this critical period in Latin American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521027595
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Latin American Studies Series, #87
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The formation of a colonial scholar, 1781–1810; 2. Exile and scholarship in London, 1810–20; 3. The diplomacy of Independence, 1820–9; 4. In the 'land of anarchy', 1829–40; 5. A decade of triumph, 1840–50; 6. The rule of law; 7. The return of Mio Cid; 8. Conclusion: farewell to Nestor.

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