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The Resource Liberty or Death! : the Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander - Hero and Patriot of the Americas

Liberty or Death! : the Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander - Hero and Patriot of the Americas

Label
Liberty or Death! : the Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander - Hero and Patriot of the Americas
Title
Liberty or Death!
Title remainder
the Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander - Hero and Patriot of the Americas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of Richard Longfield Vowell, an audacious and intrepid young English adventurer who abandoned his studies at Oxford in 1817 to fight against the Spanish Empire that had ruled Latin America for 300 years. It is also the story of the little known British Legion, formed of English and Irish volunteers, which became an integral part of Simón Bolívar's patriot army. The British Legion played a crucial role in training the patriot forces to face Spanish troops battle-hardened in the Peninsular Wars. With the words 'Liberty or Death!' emblazoned on a black banner, Bolívar set out to
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Páez Victor, Maria
Dewey number
973.31
Index
no index present
LC call number
E208 .P384 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vowell, Richard Longfield
  • Latin America
  • South America
  • Wars of Independence (Latin America : 1806-1830)
  • Wars of Independence (South America : 1806-1830)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Military participation
  • Latin America
  • South America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Liberty or Death! : the Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander - Hero and Patriot of the Americas
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Introduction; Maps; Prologue; Chapter One The South American Mania; Chapter Two Semper Fidelis; Chapter Three The Voyage of the Two Friends; Chapter Four Terra Incognita; Chapter Five First Battles; Chapter Six A Ragtag Army; Chapter Seven The Llanos; Chapter Eight Escapes and Epidemics; Chapter Nine The Impassable Pass; Chapter Ten The British Legion; Chapter Eleven The Albion Battalion; Chapter Twelve The Sea Wolf; Chapter Thirteen Mission to México; Chapter Fourteen Life in Chile
  • Chapter Fifteen The Last Spanish FlagChapter Sixteen Home Again; Chapter Seventeen Facing another Empire; Chapter Eighteen I Will Fear No Evil; A Personal Note; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; Synopsis of the Military and Naval Career of Major Richard Longfield Vowell
Control code
869096064
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (458 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780957689213
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869096064
Label
Liberty or Death! : the Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander - Hero and Patriot of the Americas
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Introduction; Maps; Prologue; Chapter One The South American Mania; Chapter Two Semper Fidelis; Chapter Three The Voyage of the Two Friends; Chapter Four Terra Incognita; Chapter Five First Battles; Chapter Six A Ragtag Army; Chapter Seven The Llanos; Chapter Eight Escapes and Epidemics; Chapter Nine The Impassable Pass; Chapter Ten The British Legion; Chapter Eleven The Albion Battalion; Chapter Twelve The Sea Wolf; Chapter Thirteen Mission to México; Chapter Fourteen Life in Chile
  • Chapter Fifteen The Last Spanish FlagChapter Sixteen Home Again; Chapter Seventeen Facing another Empire; Chapter Eighteen I Will Fear No Evil; A Personal Note; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index; Synopsis of the Military and Naval Career of Major Richard Longfield Vowell
Control code
869096064
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (458 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780957689213
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869096064

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