Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

by Brenda Lange
     
 

Antonio de Padua Maria Severino López de Santa Anna was a man of many titles-general in the Mexican army, president, dictator, landowner and administrator, husband, and father. Santa Anna is well known for his part in the infamous Battle of the Alamo during the U.S.-Mexican War and is considered by many to be a bloodthirsty tyrant. However, there were many

Overview

Antonio de Padua Maria Severino López de Santa Anna was a man of many titles-general in the Mexican army, president, dictator, landowner and administrator, husband, and father. Santa Anna is well known for his part in the infamous Battle of the Alamo during the U.S.-Mexican War and is considered by many to be a bloodthirsty tyrant. However, there were many sides to this icon of Mexican history. During his long life, Santa Anna rose to the pinnacle of power, yet he died nearly penniless and forgotten. This book traces his path from middle-class beginnings to the halls of the capital in Mexico City to exile in Cuba to his final days.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604137347
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Series:
The Great Hispanic Heritage Series
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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