Table of contents for Americanos : Latin America's struggle for independence / John Charles Chasteen.

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Table of Contents
 Dramatis Personae ii
 Gallery vi 
 Chronology x
 Prologue: Why Americanos? 1
 I. Discovering América, 1799-1805 8
 II. Pillars of the Crown, 1806-1810 48
III. Not-so-Civil Wars, 1810-1812 92
IV. A Lost Cause? 1812-1815 131
 V. Independence Won,1816-1824 169 
 VI. Nation-Building Begins, 1824-1850 220 
 Epilogue: The Legacy Endures 251
 Endnotes 260
 Glossary 265 
 Sources and Readings 267

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Latin America -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Latin America -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1806-1830.
Latin America -- History -- 1830-1898.