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The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70 (Latin…



In 1864 the capture of Brazilian steamer the Marquês de Olinda initiated South America’s most significant war. Thousands of Brazilian, Argentine, and Uruguayan soldiers engaged in a protracted siege of Paraguay, leaving the Paraguayan economy and population devastated. The suffering defied imagination and left a tradition of bad feelings, changing politics in South America forever.

This is the definitive work on the Triple Alliance War. Thomas L. Whigham examines key personalities and…

The Road To Armageddon

Author : Thomas Whigham  |  Pub Date : 2017-11-15  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1552388093
ISBN 13 : 9781552388099

In 1864 Paraguayan dictator Francisco Solano Lopez seized the Brazilian steamer, the Marques de Olinda, initiating what became the most significant war ever fought in South America..



To The Bitter End Paraguay And The War Of The Triple Alliance

Author : Christopher Leuchars  |  Pub Date : 2002-12-30  |  Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9780313076855
ISBN 13 : 0313076855

The War of the Triple Alliance was one of the longest, least remembered, and, for one of its participants, most catastrophic conflicts of the 19th century. The decision of Argentin..



Armies Of The War Of The Triple Alliance 1864 70

Author : Gabriele Esposito  |  Pub Date : 2015-03-20  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472807267
ISBN 13 : 147280726X

The War of the Triple Alliance is the largest single conflict in the history of South America. Drawing Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay into conflict the war was characteriz..



The Paraguayan War Causes And Early Conduct

Author : Thomas Whigham  |  Pub Date : 2002  |  Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803247869
ISBN 13 : 9780803247864

The Paraguayan War (1864?70) was the deadliest and most extensive interstate war ever fought in Latin America. The conflict involving Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil kille..



Finest Years Churchill As Warlord 1940 45

Author : Max Hastings  |  Pub Date : 2009-09-03  |  Publisher : HarperCollins UK

ISBN 10 : 9780007344116
ISBN 13 : 0007344112

Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before...



I Die With My Country

Author : Hendrik Kraay  |  Pub Date : 2004  |  Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780803227620
ISBN 13 : 0803227620

The Paraguayan War (1864?70) was the most extensive and profound interstate war ever fought in South America. It directly involved the four countries of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay,..



The Bar Kokhba War Ad 132 135

Author : Lindsay Powell  |  Pub Date : 2017-07-27  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472817990
ISBN 13 : 1472817990

In AD 132, Shim'on Ben Koseba, a rebel leader who assumed the messianic name Shim'on Bar Kokhba ('Son of a Star'), led the people of Judaea in open rebellion, aiming to establish t..



Armies Of The Italian Wars Of Unification 1848 70 1

Author : Gabriele Esposito  |  Pub Date : 2017-08-24  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472819505
ISBN 13 : 1472819500

In the 1840s, post-Napoleonic Italy was 'a geographical expression' – not a country, but a patchwork of states, divided between the Austrian-occupied north, and a Spanish-descend..



The Other Slavery

Author : Andrés Reséndez  |  Pub Date : 2016-04-12  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780544602670
ISBN 13 : 0544602676

“Long-awaited and important . . . No other book before has so thoroughly related the broad history of Indian slavery in the Americas.”—San Francisco Chronicle “A necessary ..



Marching Through Georgia

Author : S. M. Stirling  |  Pub Date : 1991-01  |  Publisher : Baen Books

ISBN 10 : 0671720694
ISBN 13 : 9780671720698

Explores the possibilities of alternative history by changing the participants and the stakes in World War II..



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