This new book by Father Ponce is, as the title indicates, a collection of essays, most of which reflect the author’s reminiscences of a long visit to Spain. However, one of the essays, on the August 10, 1809, movement in Quito, is of some interest; and almost a third of the volume is dedicated to a biographical sketch of General Francisco Javier Salazar, one of the outstanding figures in Ecuador in the period 1864-1891. Father Ponce could make a real contribution by developing this essay into a full-scale biography of Salazar.
Book Review| August 01 1964
Once ensayos. By Ribadeneira, Alfredo Ponce.
Editorial “Fray Jodoco Ricke.”Pp.
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (3): 464.
Adam Szászdi; Once ensayos. Hispanic American Historical Review 1 August 1964; 44 (3): 464. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00182168-44.3.464
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