039 – Source Notes



Portrait of Dom Pedro, Duke of Bragança (Emperor Pedro I of Brazil) [c. 1835], courtesy of Wikipedia
Audio editing and consultation on this episode provided by Andrew Pfannkuche

The first episode of Mike Duncan’s Revolutions on the Latin American Wars of Independence can be found here.

  • Anderson, Fred. Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2000.
  • Arana, Marie. Bolivar: The Epic Life of the Man Who Liberated South America. London: Phoenix, 2014 [2013].
  • Bethell, Leslie. “Politics in Brazil: From Elections without Democracy to Democracy without Citizenship.” Daedalus. 129:2 (Spr 2000) 1-27.
  • Burns, E Bradford. A History of Brazil, Third Edition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.
  • Cao, Benito. “White Hegemony in the (Re)Birth of Brazil.” Humanities Research. 17:1 (2011) 35-57.
  • Cary, Diana Serra. “Failed First Step Toward Mexican Independence.” Military History. 17:4 (Oct 2000) 34-41.
  • DuVal, Kathleen. Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution. New York: Random House, 2016 [2015].
  • “El Grito de Dolores.” Wise Guide. Library of Congress. Sep 2009. https://www.loc.gov/wiseguide/sept09/independence.html [Last Accessed: 25 Jul 2017]
  • Elliott, J H. Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830. New Haven, CT and London: Yale University Press, 2007 [2006].
  • Esdaile, Charles. Napoleon’s Wars: An International History. New York: Penguin, 2009 [2007].
  • Manchester, Alan K. “The Growth of Bureaucracy in Brazil, 1808-1821.” Journal of Latin American Studies. 4:1 (May 1972) 77-83.
  • Nagel, Paul C. John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1997.
  • Paquette, Gabriel. “The Dissolution of the Spanish Atlantic Monarchy.” The Historical Journal. 52:1 [2009] 175-212.
  • Remini, Robert V. Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union. New York: W W Norton & Co, 1991.
  • Seager, Robert, II. The Papers of Henry Clay, Volume 8: Candidate, Compromiser, Whig, March 5, 1829-December 31, 1836. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1984.
  • Whitaker, Arthur P. The United States and the Independence of Latin America, 1800-1830. New York: W W Norton & Co, 1964 [1938].

Other sources for learning about the Latin American Wars of Independence that I came across in my research but did not have a chance to consult are as follows:

  • Bethell, Leslie. From Independence to 1870. The Cambridge History of Latin America, Vol. 3. Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  • Burns, Bradford E. The Poverty of Progress: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1980.
  • Chasteen, John Charles. Americanos: Latin America’s Struggle for Independence. Oxford University Press, 2008.
  • Costeloe, Michael P. Response to Revolution: Imperial Spain and the Spanish American Revolutions, 1810–1840. Cambridge University Press, 1986.
  • Dominguez, Jorge. Insurrection or Loyalty: the Breakdown of the Spanish American Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980.
  • Hamill, Hugh M. The Hidalgo Revolt: Prelude to Mexican IndependenceGainesville: University of Florida Press, 1966.
  • Harvey, Robert. Liberators: Latin America`s Struggle For Independence, 1810-1830. John Murray, London (2000).
  • Prago, Albert. The Revolutions in Spanish America. New York: The Macmillan Co, 1970
  • Walker, Charles F. Smoldering Ashes: Cuzco and the Creation of Republican Peru, 1780–1840. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1999.

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