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Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna - The Girondins of Chile: Reminiscences of an Eyewitness - 9780195151817 - KIN0006235
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The Girondins of Chile: Reminiscences of an Eyewitness

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Description for The Girondins of Chile: Reminiscences of an Eyewitness Paperback. The Girondins of Chile deals with events that were inspired by the French Revolution of 1848 and offers a shrewd description of the emerging group of Chilean liberals. Vicuna MacKenna participated in the uprising of 1851, yet his book on the events was not published until 1902. Translator(s): Polt, John. Series: Library of Latin America. Num Pages: 96 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLSH; 3JH; BGH; HBG; HBJK; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 142 x 217 x 6. Weight in Grams: 146. Previously read but remains in good to very good condition
The Girondins of Chile tells of the strong influence that the European revolutions of 1848 had in Chile, and how they motivated a young Santiago society with high cultural aspirations but little political knowledge or direction. Benjamin Vicuña Mackenna, a Chilean writer and historian who lived during those days in Santiago relates the events of the time, events in which he was a participant. He pays special attention to how the '1848' revolutions and their attendant ideas influenced the thoughts and actions of a group of young liberals he called 'Chilean Girondins'. When the news of the fall of ... Read more

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About Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna
Cristián Gazmuri is Director of Instituto de Historia, Pontífica Universidad Católica de Chile and Member of the Chilean Academy of History. John H. R. Polt is Professor of Spanish, Emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Praise for Previous Library of Latin America Editions: "The most significant publishing event in Latin American literature in this country since the Boom of the 1960s."
The Wall Street Journal "Language has always been a barrier to our unity as the Americas, and most especially to our reading of each other's literatures. Now with this new series by Oxford University Press, ... Read more

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