The war in Nicaragua

Title

The war in Nicaragua

Role

William Walker with a foreword by Robert Houston

Files

Document Type

Book

Description/Summary

This is a facsimile of William Walker's account, originally published in 1860, of his invasion and conquest of Nicaragua; doctor, lawyer, newspaper editor, politician, adventurer, liberator, imperialist, Walker sailed to Nicaragua with a band of mercenaries in 1855, joined with rebel forces in a civil war, defeated the national army, seized the capital, and gained control of the country until 1857 when he was forced to leave by the U.S. Navy; after twice trying to regain control of Nicaragua, he was captured and executed in Hondorus in 1860; foreword by Robert Houston.

ISBN

9780816508822

Publication Date

1-1-1985

Publication Information

Walker, William, The war in Nicaragua. Tucson, Ariz. : University of Arizona Press, c1985.

Rights

Copyright: University of Arizona Press, c1985.