The Hispanic World And American Intellectual Life 1820 1880

The Hispanic World and American Intellectual Life  1820   1880 PDF
Author: I. Jaksic
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137014911
Size: 33.47 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 256
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This book examines why several American literary and intellectual icons became pioneering scholars of the Hispanic world after Independence and the War 1812. At this crucial time for the young republic, these gifted Americans found inspiration in an unlikely place: the collapsing Spanish empire and used it to shape their own country's identity.

The Baker Who Pretended To Be King Of Portugal

The Baker Who Pretended to Be King of Portugal PDF
Author: Ruth MacKay
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226501086
Size: 30.93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 300
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The author explores the conspiracy of Gabriel de Espinosa who attempted to pass himself off as the deceased King Sebastian of Portugal sixteen years after his death. Through this the author explores how stories - regarding such topics as prophecies of returned leaders, nuns kept against their will, kidnappings by Moors, etc. - are conceived, told, circulated, and believed.

General Catalogue Of Printed Books

General Catalogue of Printed Books PDF
Author: British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books
Size: 15.96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : English literature
Languages : en
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