en
Tim Fanning

Paisanos

Kitap eklendiğinde bana bildir
Bu kitabı okumak için Bookmate’e EPUB ya da FB2 dosyası yükleyin. Bir kitabı nasıl yüklerim?
The epic story of the forgotten Irish men and women who changed the face of Latin America forever.
In the early nineteenth century, thousands of volunteers left Ireland behind to join the fight for South American independence. Lured by the promise of adventure, fortune and the opportunity to take a stand against colonialism, they braved the treacherous Atlantic crossing to join the ranks of the Liberator, Símon Bolívar, and became instrumental in helping oust the Spanish from Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Today, the names of streets, towns, schools, and football teams on the continent bear witness to their influence.
But it was not just during wars of independence that the Irish helped transform Spanish America. Irish soldiers, engineers and politicians, who had fled Ireland to escape religious and political persecution in their homeland, were responsible for changing the face of the Spanish colonies in the Americas during the eighteenth century. They included a chief minister of Spain, Richard Wall, a chief inspector of the Spanish Army, Alexander O’Reilly, and the viceroy of Peru, Ambrose O’Higgins.
Whether telling the stories of armed revolutionaries like Bernardo O’Higgins and James Rooke or retracing the steps of trailblazing women like Eliza Lynch and Camila O’Gorman, Paisanos revisits a forgotten chapter of Irish history and, in so doing, reanimates the hopes, ambitions, ideals and romanticism that helped fashion the New World and sowed the seeds of Ireland’s revolutions to follow.
Bu kitap şu anda mevcut değil
421 yazdırılmış sayfalar
Orijinal yayın
2016
Yayımcı
Gill Books

İzlenimler

    👍
    👎
    💧
    🐼
    💤
    💩
    💀
    🙈
    🔮
    💡
    🎯
    💞
    🌴
    🚀
    😄

    Kitabı ne kadar sevdiniz?

    Giriş yap veya Kaydol
fb2epub
Dosyalarınızı sürükleyin ve bırakın (bir kerede en fazla 5 tane)