In The Independence of Spanish America Jaime E. Rodríguez shifts the focus of attention from the breaking off the Spanish American colonies with the metropole to the political and constitutional processes, with special emphasis on the introduction of representative institutions and cultural continuities. He argues that the independence wasn’t an anticolonial movement, but rather it was part of the broader Spanish political revolution.
- Series: Cambridge Latin American Studies (Book 84)
- Paperback: 296 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press (May 13, 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521626730
- ISBN-13: 978-0521626736
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches