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Selected Writings of Andres Bello (Library of Latin America)

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Andrés Bello was a towering figure in nineteenth-century Latin America, as influential and as famous there as Thomas Jefferson is in the United States. Poet, politician, educator, essayist, philosopher, he wielded astonishing influence and played a major role in shaping the national identities of newly independent Latin American countries. He held several key government positions, authored Chile's civil code, launched several periodicals, wrote prodigiously on a vast array of subjects, and implemented important educational reforms.

Available here in English for the first time, the Selected Writings of Andrés Bello, edited by Iván Jaksic, gathers wide-ranging selections that explore such subjects as grammar and philology, constitutional reform, the aims of education, international relations, historiography, Latin and Roman Law, government and society, and many others. The Selected Writings of Andrés Bello gives us a generous sampling of a gifted thinker who must be included in any understanding of the origins and development of Latin America.

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Andrés Bello was a towering figure in nineteenth-century Latin America, as influential and as famous there as Thomas Jefferson is in the United States. Poet, politician, educator, essayist, philosopher, he wielded astonishing influence and played a major role in shaping the national identities of newly independent Latin American countries. He held several key government positions, authored Chile's civil code, launched several periodicals, wrote prodigiously on a vast array of subjects, and implemented important educational reforms.

Available here in English for the first time, the Selected Writings of Andrés Bello, edited by Iván Jaksic, gathers wide-ranging selections that explore such subjects as grammar and philology, constitutional reform, the aims of education, international relations, historiography, Latin and Roman Law, government and society, and many others. The Selected Writings of Andrés Bello gives us a generous sampling of a gifted thinker who must be included in any understanding of the origins and development of Latin America.

Synopsis:

Andres Bello was a towering figure in 19th-century Latin America, as influential and famous there as Thomas Jefferson in the United States. Poet, politician, educator, essayist, philosopher, he wielded astonishing influence and played a major role in shaping the national identities of newly independent Lain American countries. This book gives us a generous sampling of a gifted thinker.

About the Author

Iván Jaksic is Associate Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame.

Frances M. López-Morillas's many translations include Medieval Heritage of Mexico and Spain, by Luis Weckmann and Understanding Spain, by Julián Marias.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195105469
Translator:
Lopez-Morillas, Frances
Editor:
Jaksic, Ivan
Translator:
Lopez-Morillas, Frances
Editor:
Jaksic, Ivan
Author:
Bello, Andr�s
Author:
null, Frances
Author:
Bello, Andr?s
Author:
Jaksic, Ivn
Author:
L�pez-Morillas, Frances
Author:
Jaksic, Ivan
Author:
Iv?n Jaksic
Author:
Bello, Andrs
Author:
Jaksic, Iv�n
Author:
null, Ivan
Author:
L?pez-Morillas, Frances
Author:
Lopez-Morillas, Frances
Author:
null, Andrés
Author:
Frances L"pez-Morillas
Author:
Bello, Andres
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Caribbean & Latin American
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
Literature/English | World Literature | Latin American
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Library of Latin America Paperback
Series Volume:
Volume I: Death and
Publication Date:
19981231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
figs., maps
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.3 x 0.8 in 0.65 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Andrés Bello was a towering figure in nineteenth-century Latin America, as influential and as famous there as Thomas Jefferson is in the United States. Poet, politician, educator, essayist, philosopher, he wielded astonishing influence and played a major role in shaping the national identities of newly independent Latin American countries. He held several key government positions, authored Chile's civil code, launched several periodicals, wrote prodigiously on a vast array of subjects, and implemented important educational reforms.

Available here in English for the first time, the Selected Writings of Andrés Bello, edited by Iván Jaksic, gathers wide-ranging selections that explore such subjects as grammar and philology, constitutional reform, the aims of education, international relations, historiography, Latin and Roman Law, government and society, and many others. The Selected Writings of Andrés Bello gives us a generous sampling of a gifted thinker who must be included in any understanding of the origins and development of Latin America.

"Synopsis" by , Andres Bello was a towering figure in 19th-century Latin America, as influential and famous there as Thomas Jefferson in the United States. Poet, politician, educator, essayist, philosopher, he wielded astonishing influence and played a major role in shaping the national identities of newly independent Lain American countries. This book gives us a generous sampling of a gifted thinker.

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