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Ecuador

República del Ecuador
  • Brian Hunter
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Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

HISTORY. The Spaniards under Francisco Pizarro founded a colony after their victory at Cajamarca (16 Nov. 1532). Their rule was first challenged by the rising of 10 Aug. 1809. Marshal Sucre defeated the Spaniards at Pichincha in 1822, and in 1822 Bolívar persuaded the new republic to join the federation of Gran Colombia. The Presidency of Quito became the Republic of Ecuador by amicable secession 13 May 1830.

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Further Reading

  1. Corkill, D., Ecuador. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1989Google Scholar
  2. Hidrobo, J. A., Power and Industrialization in Ecuador. Boulder (CO), 1993Google Scholar
  3. Martz, J. D., Ecuador: Conflicting Political Culture and the Quest for Progress. Boston, 1972.—Politics and Petroleum in Ecuador. New Brunswick, 1987Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

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