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Diego Barros Arana

Diego Jacinto Agustín Barros Arana (American Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo ˈβaros aˈɾana]; August 16, 1830 – November 4, 1907) was a Chilean professor, legislator, minister and diplomat. He is considered the most important Chilean historian of the 19th century. His main work General History of Chile (Spanish: Historia General de Chile) is a 15-volume work that spanned over 300 years of the nation's history.

Diego Barros Arana
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Born(1830-08-16)August 16, 1830
DiedNovember 4, 1907(1907-11-04) (aged 77)
Nationality Chile
Known forHistoria General de Chile
Scientific career
FieldsHistory of Chile

Barros Arana was of Basque descent.[1] He also was an educator and a diplomat. He was director of the Instituto Nacional, a public high school, and of the University of Chile.

WorksEdit

  • Estudios históricos sobre Vicente Benavides y las campañas del Sur: 1818–1822 (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Imprenta de Julio Belin y Compañia. 1850.
  • Historia General de la Independencia de Chile (in Spanish). I–IV. Santiago, Chile: Imprenta del Ferrocarril. 1855.
  • Vida y Viajes de Hernando de Magallanes (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Imprenta Nacional. 1864.
  • Compendio de Historia Moderna (in Spanish). Valparaíso, Chile: Imprenta y Libreria del Mercurio. 1870.
  • Riquezas de los Antiguos Jesuítas de Chile (in Spanish). Valparaíso, Chile: Imprenta y Libreria del Mercurio. 1872.
  • Mi Destitución (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Imprenta del Ferrocarril. 1873.
  • Proceso de Pedro de Valdivia y Otros Documentos Inéditos Concernientes a Este Conquistador (PDF) (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Librería Central de Augusto Raymond. 1873.
  • Don Miguel Luis Amunátegui, Candidato a la Presidencia de la República (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Imprenta del Ferrocarril. 1875.
  • Don Claudio Gay, su Vida y sus Obras, Estudio Biográfico y Crítico (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Imprenta Nacional. 1876. Online , p. PP7, at Google Books
  • Historia de la Guerra del Pacífico (1879-1880) (in Spanish). I & II. Santiago, Chile: Librería Central de Mariano Servat. 1880.
    • Histoire de la Guerre du Pacifique (1879-1880) (in French). Paris, France: Librairie Militaire de Dumaine. 1881.
  • Historia General de Chile (in Spanish). I-XVI. Santiago, Chile: Rafael Jover. 1884–1902.
  • Elementos de Geografía Física (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Librería Central de Mariano Servat. 1888.
  • La Cuestión de Límites entre Chile y la República Argentina (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Imprenta Cervantes. 1895.
  • El Doctor Don Rodolfo Amando Philippi su Vida y sus Obras (in Spanish). Santiago, Chile: Imprenta Cervantes. 1904.
  • Un Decenio de la Historia de Chile (1841-1851) (in Spanish). I & II. Santiago, Chile: Imprenta y Encuadernación Universitaria. 1905.

List of worksEdit

  • Chiappa, Víctor M. (1907). Bibliografía de don Diego Barros Arana (in Spanish). Imprenta alemana.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] Archived June 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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