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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

Author : Thomas L. Whigham  |  Pub Date : 2018-03-13  |  Publisher : Board of Governors of the University of Calgar

ISBN 10 : 1552389960
ISBN 13 : 9781552389966

Reissued with a new preface by the author, The Paraguayan War is an engrossing and comprehensive account of the origins and early campaigns of the deadliest and most extensive inte..



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..



San Mart N

Author : John Lynch  |  Pub Date : 2009  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015078803262
ISBN 13 :

In the first full English-language biography of San Martín in over half a century, Lynch shines new light on San Martín and on the story of Spanish America's revolutionary wars. ..



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..



The War Of The Triple Alliance

Author : Gabriele Esposito  |  Pub Date : 2017-06-06  |  Publisher : Winged Hussar Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0997094656
ISBN 13 : 9780997094657

A detailed and illustration work on the most deadly conflict in the history of Latin America The War of the Triple Alliance an international military conflict fought in South Ameri..



Paraguay And Her Enemies

Author : Martin McMahon  |  Pub Date : 2013-03-04  |  Publisher : CreateSpace

ISBN 10 : 1482685876
ISBN 13 : 9781482685879

General McMahon was the last American ambassador in the Lopez government. He arrived in Paraguay in December 1868, just when the Allies launched their final assault in Lopez positi..



Empire By Invitation

Author : Michel Gobat  |  Pub Date : 2018-04-01  |  Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674985018
ISBN 13 : 067498501X

Michel Gobat traces the untold story of the rise and fall of the first U.S. overseas empire to William Walker, a believer in the nation’s manifest destiny to spread its blessings..



Armies Of The First Carlist War 1833 39

Author : Gabriele Esposito  |  Pub Date : 2017-12-28  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472825247
ISBN 13 : 1472825241

The First Carlist War broke out after the death of King Ferdinand VII, the king restored at the end of the Peninsular War thanks to Wellington's victory. The crown was claimed by b..



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