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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..

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..

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..

Weep Grey Bird Weep

Author : Roger Kohn  |  Pub Date : 2008-01  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1434319806
ISBN 13 : 9781434319807

Weep, Grey Bird, Weep is the story of the most extraordinary love story of the 19th century, set against the background of the most disastrous war ever fought. The war saw the tiny..

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 War In Paraguay

Author : George Thompson  |  Pub Date : 1869  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105010287345
ISBN 13 :


The Stroessner Regime And Indigenous Resistance In Paraguay

Author : Rene Harder Horst  |  Pub Date : 2010-04-01  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0813035473
ISBN 13 : 9780813035475

"Engaged, nuanced, and accessible--this untold story of Paraguay's indigenous peoples constitutes an important addition to the English-language literature on this understudied coun..

Brave As A Lion

Author : Christopher Brice  |  Pub Date : 2017-02-02  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1910294616
ISBN 13 : 9781910294611

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, is an interesting and controversial figure of the late Georgian and early Victorian British Army. It is said he commanded in more battles than any o..

The Paraguayan War

Author : Terry D. Hooker  |  Pub Date : 2008  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1901543153
ISBN 13 : 9781901543155

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, Ur..

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