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origins of the Paraguayan war

Pelham Horton Box

origins of the Paraguayan war

by Pelham Horton Box

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Published by University of Illinois press in [Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paraguayan War, 1865-1870

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Pelham Horton Box.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2687 .B78
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 9-345, [1] p.
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6741872M
    LC Control Number30011264
    OCLC/WorldCa4595682

    One example of this is the Paraguayan War of Though little known to most people in the Human history is replete with epic conflicts. From the Trojan War to World War II, they have served as a source for our myths, shaped our national identities, and determined the world in which we live today/5. This book should not be looked upon as a political or social history, although an understanding of these aspects would give a clearer insight into why and how Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay became embroiled in the largest war ever fought in South America/5(6).

    The Paraguayan War (–70) was the deadliest and most extensive interstate war ever fought in Latin America. The conflict involving Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil killed hundreds of thousands of people and had dire consequences for the Paraguayan dictator Francisco Solano López and his nation. It is considered the largest and bloodiest war in the history of South America. The war ended with a genocide of 60% to 69% of the Paraguayan people in the hands of the Brazilian army led by Count D’Eu, an European aristocrat. The book unveils the liberal myth that the war was about democracy.

    The second volume of Thomas Whigham's history of the Paraguayan War picks up where his previous volume, Causes and Early Conduct, left off, with the forces of the Triple Alliance — Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay — preparing to invade Paraguay after having driven Paraguayan troops out of the Paraguayans initially checked the Alliance's advance, their defeat at the battle /5. Eliza Alice Lynch (Cork, Ireland, 19 November – Paris, France, 25 July ) was an Irish woman, the mistress-wife of Francisco Solano López, president of Paraguay.. The most vilified woman in Latin-American history, she was dubbed as "an ambitious courtesan" who seduced the heir apparent of the Government of Paraguay, Francisco Solano López, turning him into a bloodthirsty ality: Irish.


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my knowledge of the conflict is basic at best and b. the author is my brother, but as a primer for gaming a conflict that is almost unknown in North America it looks pretty good. It includes a brief history, a separate list of.