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Author Leuchars, Chris, 1956-

Title To the bitter end : Paraguay and the War of the Triple Alliance / Chris Leuchars.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  989.205 LEUC    AVAILABLE
Physical description 254 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in military studies, 0883-6884 ; no. 223.
Contributions in military studies ; no. 223.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Country at the Heart of the Continent 1 -- 2 Man Who Would Be King 10 -- 3 Other Players in the Drama 15 -- 4 Political Relations in the Plate Region 22 -- 5 Invasion of Brazil: September to December 1864 31 -- 6 Triple Alliance 38 -- 7 Military Balance 47 -- 8 Conscripts and Volunteers: May to June 1865 54 -- 9 Invasion of Argentina: June 1865 60 -- 10 Rio Grande Campaign: June to September 1865 71 -- 11 March to War: September to December 1865 85 -- 12 Invasion of Paraguay: January to April 1866 90 -- 13 Conflict in the Esteros: April to May 1866 109 -- 14 Battle of Tuyuty: May 1866 117 -- 15 Funnel of Death: July 1866 129 -- 16 Attack on Curupaity: September 1866 140 -- 17 Long Pause: September 1866 to August 1867 155 -- 18 Fall of Humaita: September 1867 to August 1868 169 -- 19 December Campaign: December 1868 191 -- 20 Endgame: January 1869 to March 1870 213 -- Conclusion: Securing the Spoils 233.
Summary Offers an objective analysis of the causes, course, and results of this conflict from multilateral political, diplomatic, and military perspectives.
Subject Paraguayan War, 1865-1870.
ISBN 0313323658 (alk. paper)