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The origins of the Paraguayan War.

Pelham Horton Box

The origins of the Paraguayan War.

by Pelham Horton Box

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paraguayan War, 1865-1870

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2687 .B78 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination345 p.
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5995217M
    LC Control Number66027043
    OCLC/WorldCa485426

    The Paraguayan War is about Paraguay's ill-fated attempt to become a regional power by invading Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, resulting in many thousands of deaths, including half of Paraguay's population, and doing much to shape modern South America. Williams, John Hoyt, The Rise and Fall of the Paraguayan Republic, (; University of Texas Press) The Chaco War. English, Adrian J., The Green Hell: A Concise History of the Chaco War Between Bolivia and Paraguay, (; The History Press) Farcau, Bruce, The Chaco War: Bolivia and Paraguay, (; Praeger Publishers).

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    From there, war would play out in three distinct phases. The Paraguayan offensive kicked things off with several battles in both Brazil and Argentina, all of which resulted in Paraguayan defeats.   The Paraguayan War (or the War of the Triple Alliance) is a subject which has been seriously ignored over the decades, at least in English. The literature in Spanish and Portuguese is voluminous, to say the least, but, apart from a few books written back in the s and s and a couple of American books more recently, there has been a severe lack of books which cover the Reviews: 4.


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The Paraguayan War (?70) was the deadliest and most extensive interstate war ever fought in Latin America. The conflict involving Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil killed hundreds of thousands of people and had dire consequences for the Paraguayan dictator Francisco Solano L¢pez and his nation.

Though the Paraguayan War stirs the same emotions The origins of the Paraguayan War. book South Americans as does the Civil. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Box, Pelham Horton, Origins of the Paraguayan War.

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Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Box, Pelham Horton, Origins of the Paraguayan war. [Urbana, University of Illinois Press, ].

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Box, Pelham Horton, Origins of the Paraguayan war. Urbana, The University of Illinois [?]. Best Seller in Paraguayan History The Paraguayan War – The Triple Alliance at stake in La Plata (Campaign) by Gabriele Esposito and Giuseppe Rava | War had a profoun effecd otn the economies politic, ansd societ oyf al foul r countries engaged, especiall thy e two that did most of the fighting: Paraguay, the principal loser an, d Brazil th, e principa victorl.

Antecedents In a certain sense the Paraguayan War has its roots in the struggle between Spain. The Paraguayan War (or the War of the Triple Alliance) is a subject which has been seriously ignored over the decades, at least in English.

The literature in Spanish and Portuguese is voluminous, to say the least, but, apart from a few books written back in the s and s and a couple of American books more recently, there has been a severe lack of books which cover the /5(4).

War of the Triple Alliance, also called Paraguayan War, Spanish Guerra de la Triple Alianza, Portuguese Guerra da Tríplice Aliança, (/65–70), the bloodiest conflict in Latin American history, fought between Paraguay and the allied countries of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay.

About the Book. Reissued with a new introduction by the author, The Paraguayan War is an engrossing and comprehensive account of the origins and early campaigns of the deadliest and most extensive interstate war ever fought in Latin America.

One of the first significant investigations of the Paraguayan War available in English, it investigates the complexities of South American nationalism. Paraguayan war is closer to WWII or WWI rather than to any latin-american conflict. Considering the origins of paraguayan state(the jesuits and their expulsion with a war against portugese and spanish authorities) I think there should be more books on this topic and more detailed.

The basic material is very well explained in this s: 7. The history of Paraguay is a result of development and interaction of varying cultures of indigenous peoples in Paraguay and overseas immigrants who together have created the modern-day ay celebrates Independence Day on from to now.

William E. Barrett wrote: "Paraguay is the country of prophecy. One of the two smallest nations [as of ] on the. If you ask most Americans to name the most destructive war in history, the answer you are likely to get is World War II.

A good case can be made, though, for awarding that dubious distinction to the Paraguayan War, in which the South American nation fought against the "Triple Alliance" of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay, For six years the two sides waged a war that resulted in the deaths of /5.

War in Paraguay is a unique account of the Paraguayan war (), a conflict between Paraguay and the Allies (Brazil, Argentine and Uruguay). Thompson was an engineer hired by the Paraguayan government that was the responsible for the formidable fortifications that kept the allies at bay and prolonged the war for several years/5(2).

For example, the Bibliography shows Pelham Horton Box's classic work on The Origins of the Paraguayan War, but in the Endnotes, the work is cited as both Box (#10 & #17) or Pelham Box (#24, #33, & #36).

It is impossible to know the author's familiarity with Spanish or Guarani. Only a few of the works cited in the Endnotes are in Spanish (e.g /5(13). The Paraguayan war was a conflict in the mid to late 's between Paraguay and the Triple Alliance of Uruguay, Brazil, and Argentina.

The end result would. The Paraguayan War, [1] also known as the War of the Triple Alliance, [2] was an international military conflict in South America fought from to between Paraguay and the Triple Alliance of Argentina, Brazil, and is said to have caused approximatelydeaths, one of the highest ratios of fatalities to combatants of any war in South America in modern history.

The Paraguayan War, also known as the War of the Triple Alliance, was the largest and most important military conflict in the history of South America, after the Wars of Independence, and its only true 'continental' war.

It involved four countries and lasted for more than five years, during which Paraguay fought alone against a powerful alliance formed by Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

This. The six-year War of the Triple Alliance (), in which Paraguay confronted the combined forces of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, had inflicted apocalyptic damage on. Buy History of Paraguay Books at low prices.

Selection of more than 98 products. FAST FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime Customers. Buy History of Paraguay Books at low prices. Selection of more than 98 products. The Paraguayan War – The .Trade increased as Paraguayan products found markets, immigration was encouraged, and farming and modest little industries prospered fitfully.

The unsettled boundary with Bolivia, however, turned from an irritation into a threat, and in Paraguay plunged into another major war—the Chaco War (see under Gran Chaco), which lasted until Book Description: Reissued with a new preface by the author, The Paraguayan War is an engrossing and comprehensive account of the origins and early campaigns of the deadliest and most extensive interstate war ever fought in Latin America.

A CHOICE Academic Title of the Year, this book sets the stage for The Road to Armageddon.