This biography highlights the political career and principles of South American revolutionary Simon Bolivar.
The titles in the new Library of World Biography series make ideal supplements for World History survey courses or other courses in the history curriculum where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief and inexpensive, each interpretative biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of World history, and relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.
I. Origins and Early Adventures (1783-1808).
II. From Imperial Crisis to First Republic of Venezuela (1808-1812).
III. Resurrection and New Collapse of the Republic (1812-1813).
IV. New Granadan and Caribbean Interlude (1814-1816).
V. Revolutionary Rebirth and Reorientation (1817-1819).
VI. The Invention of Colombia (1819-1821).
VII. South to Quito (1821-1823).
VIII. Apogee: Peru and Bolivia (1823-1826).
IX. The Beginnings of the End: Colombia Coming Undone (1826-1828).
X. The Last Dictatorship (1818-1830).
A Note on the Sources.