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Francisco Solano Lopez and the Ruination of Paraguay Honor and Egocentrism

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ISBN-10: 0742537552

ISBN-13: 9780742537552

Edition: 2007

Authors: James Schofield Saeger

List price: $48.00
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The first serious biography of Francisco Solano L-pez in English for decades, this richly researched book tells the dramatic story of Paraguay's most notorious ruler. Despite the heroic stature he gained after his death, L-pez was a monumentally flawed leader who made the disastrous decisions in 1864 and 1865 to invade Brazil and Argentina, initiating the most devastating interstate conflict in South American history. Drawing on a trove of primary sources, James Saeger offers a critical analysis of Paraguayan politics and L-pez's life and erratic rule in this meticulous study.
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.02" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 0.374