For Glory and Bolivar: The Remarkable Life of Manuela Saenz
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For Glory and Bolivar: The Remarkable Life of Manuela Saenz

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She was a friend, lover, and confidante of charismatic Spanish American independence hero Simon Bolivar and, after her death, a nationalist icon in her own right. Yet authors generally have chosen either to romanticize Manuela Saenz or to discount her altogether. For Glory and Bolivar: The Remarkable of Life of Manuela Saenz, by contrast, offers a comprehensive and clear-e...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published January 4th 2010 by University of Texas Press (first published November 1st 2008)
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Nichelle Calhoun
Excellent book with insight into the role of an extraordinary woman breaking the norms of her day. What I would liked to see more of is her interaction with other women and not just with male dominated world.
Dec 04, 2008 Jenny marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Written by my cousin's wife. Can't wait to read it!
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