CRRL Picks: Great Lives 2014: Simon Bolivar

Annotation:Biographical approaches to history and culture. All lectures are open to the public free of charge; no tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall

Bolívar American Liberator By Arana, Marie Book - 2013 921 Boliv Available in some locations

Annotation:An authoritative portrait of the Latin-American warrior-statesman draws on a wealth of primary documents to set his life against a backdrop of the explosive tensions of 19th-century South America.

The General in His Labyrinth
The General in His Labyrinth A Novel By García Márquez, Gabriel Book - 2004 FICTION Gar Available in some locations

Annotation:A stunning story of glory and despair. Both real history and Marquez' imagination let us enter the world of Simon Bolivar, Liberator of South America, in all his humanity - good and evil.

El Libertador
El Libertador Writings of Simón Bolívar By Bolívar, Simón eBook - 2003 980.0209 Bo Click here for EBSCOhost ebook »

Annotation:Although Bolívar never prepared a systematic treatise, his essays, proclamations, and letters constitute some of the most eloquent writing not of the independence period alone, but of any period in Latin American history.

100 World Leaders Who Shaped World History
100 World Leaders Who Shaped World History By Paparchontis, Kathleen Book - 2001 920 Pa All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:In this book readers will discover a wide range of men and women who have had dramatic effects upon the history of the world.

Annotation:Encyclopedia of World Biography, December 12, 1998 Updated: October 05, 2012

Annotation:2 minute biographical sketch.

Annotation:"Simon Bolivar, Liberator" by Carlos García-Prada. Hispania, vol. 14 no. 2, March 1931, pg. 89-98

Simón Bolívar's Quest for Glory
Simón Bolívar's Quest for Glory By Slatta, Richard W. eBook - 2003 980.0209 Sl Click here for EBSCOhost ebook »

Annotation:Earning glory on the fields of battle, Simón Bolívar (1783–1830) was one of the most influential and enigmatic figures of Latin American history.

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Thursday, April 17, 7:30, Marie Arana, author of "Bolivar: American Liberator" will discuss Simon Bolivar at UMW Dodd Auditorium