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Simon Bolivar the great liberator

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Alternate title:Great liberator
Summary:Discusses the life of Simon Bolivar, including family, education, military career, and his role in the freedom of the South American colonies. Also reviews the history of the colonies under Spanish rule, such as explorations, conquests, social and economic aspects as well as the culture of the people.
English version, Marianne Mantell.
Provider:Westdeutscher Rundfunk/Westdeutsches Fernsehen
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:Germany
Topical subjects:South America History Wars of Independence, 1806-1830
Bolívar, Simón 1783-1830
Credits:Cameramen, Bernd Müller, Paul Eisel ; editor, Hannelore Kamena ; narrator, P.E. Woodford.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:War, Military
Films@UM Browse terms:War and International Conflicts
Latin American Studies
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