Book Chat: Charles Walker


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Charles Walker, Professor, Department of History and Liz Clarke
Witness to the Age Revolution: The Odyssey of Juan Bautista Tupac Amaru
This stunning graphic history tells the story of Juan Bautista Tupac Amaru, a descendant of the last Inca rulers. After participating in his half-brother's massive rebellion that stretched across Peru from 1780 to 1783, Juan Bautista spent forty years imprisoned by the Spanish, on an "odyssey" that took him from Cusco to Lima to Rio de Janeiro to Cádiz to Ceuta, the African presidio, and back to South America. Based on Juan Bautista’s forgotten memoirs, this book brings to life  the extraordinary tale of a firsthand witness to the Age of Revolution.     

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