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Summary

A transcription and translation of the original diary by Lt. John Bent, a soldier in the 1806-7 British expedition to the Rio de la Plata. The text is enhanced by both the original illustrations made by Bent in his diary and the illustrations of military uniforms of the times by Capt. Jorge H. Fernandez-Rivas in 1987.

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ISBN

950-9138-21-5

Publication Date

1987

Publisher

Libros de Hispanoamerica

Place of Publication

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Keywords

Rio de la Plata, British Expedition, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, Naval History

Disciplines

Diplomatic History | European History | Latin American History | Military and Veterans Studies | Military History

Comments

View and download Bent Diary Images illustrated by Jorge H. Fernandez-Rivas at http://inspire.redlands.edu/bent_diary_images/

Also available at: John Bent, Diario de la invasión. 1806-1808, Buenos Aires, Academia Nacional de la Historia y Union Académique Internationale, 2014, 152 pp.ISBN 978-987-1288-46-5.