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The Hispanic World and American Intellectual Life, 1820–1880

  • Authors
  • Iván Jaksić

Part of the Studies of the Americas book series (STAM)

About this book

Introduction

This book examines why several American literary and intellectual icons became pioneering scholars of the Hispanic world after Independence and the War 1812. At this crucial time for the young republic, these gifted Americans found inspiration in an unlikely place: the collapsing Spanish empire and used it to shape their own country's identity.

Keywords

America American politics Empire identity Longfellow politics

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137014917
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-33749-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-01491-7
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