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Lynch, John 1927-

Works: 100 works in 874 publications in 6 languages and 18,198 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Church history  Conference papers and proceedings  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publisher, Other, Translator
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Most widely held works by John Lynch
Spain under the Habsburgs by John Lynch( Book )

81 editions published between 1516 and 1986 in English and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is in the first of a two-volume history of Spain from 1516 to 1700. Embodying the results of the most recent research, it is designed to provide a general yet substantial account of Spain's rise to world power in the sixteenth century from the foundations laid by Ferdinand and Isabella, through the empire of Charles V, to the absolute monarchy of Philip II
The Spanish American revolutions, 1808-1826 by John Lynch( Book )

89 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen forsøger at skildre de forskellige revolutioner mod uafhængighed for de sydamerikanske lande/stater. Drivkraften der lå bag den enkelte revolution og dets karakter, hvilke sociale grupper, der fik gavn af oprøret og det økonomiske miljø, der lagde grunden til kravet om selvstændighed. Bogen skildrer div. regioner og deres forskellighed
Simón Bolívar : a life by John Lynch( Book )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Simón Bolívar, exploring his political career, leadership dynamics, rule over the people of Spanish America, and impact on world history
The origins of the Latin American revolutions, 1808-1826 by R. A Humphreys( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish colonial administration, 1782-1810; the indendant system in the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata by John Lynch( Book )

35 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hispanic world in crisis and change, 1598-1700 by John Lynch( Book )

40 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New worlds : a religious history of Latin America by John Lynch( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary book encompasses the period from the first Christian evangelists' arrival in Latin America to the dictators of the late twentieth century. With unsurpassed knowledge of Latin American history, John Lynch sets out to explore the reception of Christianity by native peoples and how it influenced their social and religious lives as the centuries passed. As attentive to modern times as to the colonial period, Lynch also explores the extent to which Indian religion and ancestral ways survived within the new Christian culture. The book follows the development of religious culture by focusing on peak periods of change: the response of religion to the Enlightenment, the emergence of the Church from the wars of independence, the Romanization of Latin American religion as the papacy overtook the Spanish crown in effective control of the Church, the growing challenge of liberalism and the secular state, and, in the twentieth century, military dictators' assaults on human rights. Throughout the narrative, Lynch develops a number of special themes and topics. Among these are the Spanish struggle for justice for Indians, the Church's position on slavery, the concept of popular religion as distinct from official religion and the development of liberation theology."--Jacket
Spain, 1516-1598 : from nation state to world empire by John Lynch( Book )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, now available in paperback, John Lynch has both substantially revised and expanded his now classic account of sixteenth century Spain, Spain Under the Habsburgs Vol 1. The book retains its previous framework and identity, and remains a comprehensive account of the economy, politics and society of Spain, from the national foundations laid by Ferdinand and Isabella to the imperial policy of Charles V, and the world power of Philip II. The author offers here a reappraisal of many familiar subjects, including the Catholic monarchs and the Inquisition. This volume incorporates new expanded chapters on Spain during the price revolution, and an account of Spain's interaction with its American Empire. The author also re-interprets the political, social and economic history of Spain, and the absolutism of Philip II. He examines the trend towards regionalism and the devolution of power to local elites, as well as the economic power of the aristocracy and the worsening conditions of the rural poor
San Martín : Argentine soldier, American hero by John Lynch( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jose de San Martin (1778-1850) was an enigmatic figure - a revolutionary and a conservative, a professional soldier and an intellectual, a taciturn man who nevertheless was able to inspire the peoples of South America to follow his armies and accept his battle strategies. One of the great leaders in the wars for independence, he was a pivotal force in the liberation of Chile and Peru from Spanish rule." "In the first full English-language biography of San Martin in more than half a century, John Lynch shines new light on San Martin and on the story of Spanish America's revolutionary wars. Lynch offers a series of dramatic set pieces: the Peninsular War, in which San Martin fought the French and learned his military skills; the crossing of the Andes, when his army battled the forces of nature as well as enemy fire; the confrontation with imperial Spain in Peru; and the standoff with Bolivar which led to San Martin's resignation and exile in Europe. Based on the latest documentation, San Martin enhances our understanding of the modern history of Latin America and one of its most brilliant leaders."--Jacket
Caudillos in Spanish America, 1800-1850 by John Lynch( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The caudlillo of Spanish America was both regional chieftain and, in the turbulent years of the early nineteenth century, national leader. His power base rested on ownership of land and control of armed bands. He was the rival of constitutional rulers and the precursor of modern dictators. His is a dominant figure in Latin American history. In this book John Lynch explores the changing character of the caudillo--bandit chief, guerrilla leader, republican hero--and examines his multi-faceted role as regional strongman war leader, landowner, distributor of patronage, and the 'necessary gendarme' who maintained social order."--BOOK JACKET. "Professor Lynch traces the origins and development of the caudillo tradition, and sets it in its contemporary context. His scholarly analysis of this central theme in the history of Spanish America is underpinned by detailed case-studies of four major caudillos: Juan Manuel de Rosas (Argentina), Jose Antonio Paez (Venezuela), Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (Mexico), and Rafael Carrera (Guatemala). This is an important contribution to our understanding of political and social structures during the formative period of the nation-state in Spanish America."--BOOK JACKET
Argentine dictator : Juan Manuel De Rosas, 1829-1852 by John Lynch( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin American revolutions, 1808-1826 : Old and New World origins by John Lynch( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre in the Pampas, 1872 : Britain and Argentina in the age of migration by John Lynch( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Early on New Year's Day, 1872, in the small town of Tandil, Argentina, a rampaging band of armed gauchos killed thirty-six people, mostly immigrant Spaniards, Italians, French, and Britons. The massacre caused alarm and outrage. Some Argentines tried to explain it as a conspiracy among the local elite to frighten foreigners. Others saw it as a cry for help from oppressed gauchos or a mark of millenarian religious fanaticism. Many argued that it was a nativist reaction against immigrants, who took land and work that should belong to Argentines."--BOOK JACKET. "John Lynch sees the massacre both as part of a long history of violence on the Argentine frontier and as a result of xenophobia in combination with economic and social pressures - a backlash of Argentine natives against foreigners."--BOOK JACKET. "By comparing the North American West with the pampas, Lynch points out the variances in violence that can be accounted for by the regions' cultural differences. Further, he argues that security on the pampas did not improve in the years after the massacre, and the Argentine government rejected outside criticism of its failure to protect settlers. The British government, particularly, warned its emigrants, and British outrage clashed with Argentine nationalism, straining relations between the two countries."--BOOK JACKET
Past and present in the Americas : a compendium of recent studies by Congreso Internacional de Americanistas( Book )

16 editions published in 1984 in English and Italian and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argentine caudillo : Juan Manuel de Rosas by John Lynch( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argentine Caudillo: Juan Manuel de Rosas, is John Lynch's new edition of his 1981 book, shortened for classroom use. The figure of Juan Manual de Rosas dominates the history of Argentina in the first half of the nineteenth century. Charles Darwin, who met him on campaign against the Indians, described him as 'a man of extraordinary character, ' the lord of vast estates and, for over twenty years, absolute ruler of Buenos Aires and its province. The book follows the career of Rosas as a classical caudillo, who rescued his people from fear and anarchy and delivered them into the hands of a great
Earth : the power of the planet by Iain S Stewart( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Earth: The Power of the Planet renowned science writers Iain Stewart and John Lynch use ground-breaking imagery and the latest scientific discoveries to explain how our unique and remarkable planet functions. After four and a half billion years the Earth is approaching old age; a perfect time to look back on an extraordinary life. Each chapter examines one of the Earth's most powerful forces; meteor impacts, plate tectonics, the ocean, the atmosphere and ice; and explores their central role in keeping the Earth alive. These are the forces that drive our planet, the powers that shape the Earth and affect its destiny. Spectacular graphics will present the familiar in a striking new light and will allow us to go back in time to discover the critical events in the Earth's past. This lavishly illustrated book will tell the epic story of the birth, life and future end of our amazing planet
España bajo los Austrias by John Lynch( Book )

77 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain under the Habsburgs by John Lynch( Book )

31 editions published between 1700 and 1984 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Simón Bolívar : a life
Alternative Names
John Lynch Britischer Historiker, geboren 1927

John Lynch historien britannique, né en 1927

Джон Линч

Simón Bolívar : a lifeThe Hispanic world in crisis and change, 1598-1700Spain, 1516-1598 : from nation state to world empireSan Martín : Argentine soldier, American heroCaudillos in Spanish America, 1800-1850Latin American revolutions, 1808-1826 : Old and New World originsMassacre in the Pampas, 1872 : Britain and Argentina in the age of migrationArgentine caudillo : Juan Manuel de RosasEarth : the power of the planet