Response Essay: “Bolivar”

As a research based novel, how is this different from the other texts you read this semester? How is racialization, as demonstrated in Menchaca, evident in Bolivar? How is diversity, as demonstrated in Takaki and Zinn, in Bolivar? How did Bolivar’s class and color privilege him or not? What other characters (and what were their castas) were important in the revolution?