While the English colonies fought for independence, Tupac Amaru waged a people's war in Peru

Lamothe, Matthew R.
October 2002
Military History;Oct2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p74
Provides information on the insurgency of Jos é Gabriel Condorcanqui, who called himself Tupac Amaru II, against the Spanish conquistadores in 1780. Background on battles against the Spanish army; Factors which contributed to the failure of the insurgency; Importance of the insurgency to the Peruvian fight for independence.


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