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General Miranda's Wars: Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816

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Napoleon called him “a Quixote who was not mad... a man who has a sacred fire in his soul.” President John Adams said his plan to liberate Spanish America was “as visionary as an excursion to the moon in a cart drawn by geese.”
For 30 years the Venezuelan Francisco de Miranda plotted to free Spain’s colonies in the New World. Miranda lived a fabled life as an adventurer and
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Published July 12th 2013 by Bev Editions (first published July 9th 2013)
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Jul 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Ronald Wright, award winning author of 'A Short History of Progress' and 'What is America?', reviews 'General Miranda's Wars':

"I read 'Miranda's Wars' with fascination and admiration. Knowing Francisco de Miranda mainly as a South American rebel and rakish traveller in the fledgling USA, I was amazed by his Russian journeys, London intrigues, and quixotic adventures in the Caribbean. What a rare combination of dreamer, fabulist, narcissist, courtier, and man of action. Although he must have been
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