Latin American heroes : liberators and patriots from 1500 to the present / Jerome R. Adams.

By: Adams, Jerome R, 1938-Material type: TextTextSeries: One world: Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 1993Description: xi, 289 p. : ill. ; 21 cmISBN: 0345383842 (pbk.); 9780345383846 (pbk.)Subject(s): Heroes -- Latin America -- Biography | Heads of state -- Latin America -- Biography | Revolutionaries -- Latin America -- Biography | Latin America -- BiographyDDC classification: 980.0092 LOC classification: F1407 | .A33 1991
Contents:
Doña Marina (La Malinche) -- Toussaint L'Ouverture -- Simón Bolívar -- Manuela Sáenz -- José de San Martín -- Bernardo O'Higgins -- Domingo Sarmiento -- Brazil's emperors : Pedro I and Pedro II -- José Martí -- Benito Juárez -- Pancho Villa -- Emiliano Zapata -- Women of the Mexican Revolution : Dolores Jiménez y Muro, Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza, Hermila Galindo de Topete -- Augusto Sandino -- Juan Perón -- María Eva de Perón -- José Figueres -- Fidel Castro -- Ernesto "Ché" Guevara -- Bishop Romero.
Summary: Profiles twenty-three leaders and heroes from the 1500s to the 1980s.
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Doña Marina (La Malinche) -- Toussaint L'Ouverture -- Simón Bolívar -- Manuela Sáenz -- José de San Martín -- Bernardo O'Higgins -- Domingo Sarmiento -- Brazil's emperors : Pedro I and Pedro II -- José Martí -- Benito Juárez -- Pancho Villa -- Emiliano Zapata -- Women of the Mexican Revolution : Dolores Jiménez y Muro, Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza, Hermila Galindo de Topete -- Augusto Sandino -- Juan Perón -- María Eva de Perón -- José Figueres -- Fidel Castro -- Ernesto "Ché" Guevara -- Bishop Romero.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-283) and index.

Previously published as: Liberators and patriots of Latin America.

Profiles twenty-three leaders and heroes from the 1500s to the 1980s.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Jerome R. Adams is a freelance journalist living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the author of Notable Latin American Women: Twenty-Nine Leaders, Rebels, Poets, Battlers and Spies, 1500-1900; Greasers and Gringos: The Historical Roots of Anglo-Hispanic Prejudice; and Liberators, Patriots and Leaders of Latin America: 32 Biographies .

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