Process and Pattern: A Re-examination of the Ibero-American Independence Movements, 1808–1826

  title={Process and Pattern: A Re-examination of the Ibero-American Independence Movements, 1808–1826},
  author={Brian R. Hamnett},
  journal={Journal of Latin American Studies},
  pages={279 - 328}
  • B. Hamnett
  • Published 1 May 1997
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Latin American Studies
The article attempts to identify the principal processes and patterns, divergences and contrasts that operated during the Independence period in Latin America. These are frequently lost among the detail involved in discussing this period either in monographic or general textual form. The method is to take Spanish and Portuguese America together. Comparison takes place here at a number of levels, not just between Spanish and Portuguese America. The article gives prominence to the regional and… 
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