Empire of Liberty: El Caballero de la Libertad

Excerpt from Hernán Álvarez’s “Los Grandes Americanos”, University of Bogotá Press, 2009. Chapter VII: Francisco de Miranda Francisco de Miranda stands alongside George Washington, Guy Carleton, Thomas Jefferson and Toussaint L’Ouverture among the historical giants of the Enlightenment Revolutions that occurred throughout the late 18th century into the early 19th. An idealist with dreams of … More Empire of Liberty: El Caballero de la Libertad

Empire of Liberty: Nobody Expects the Spanish Reformation

“For neither good nor evil can last for ever; and so it follows that as evil has lasted a long time, good must now be close at hand.”  -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote Excerpt from Dr. Mark Gonzalez’ “The Great Transition of Europe”, University of Chicago Press, 1921 Chapter VIII: El Triunvirato In Madrid, the … More Empire of Liberty: Nobody Expects the Spanish Reformation