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History of Colombia

Jesus Maria Henao

History of Colombia

by Jesus Maria Henao

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in USA .
Written in English


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StatementJesus Maria Henao ... (et al.) ; translated and edited by Fred Rippy.
ContributionsRippy, Fred.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19422978M

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This deeply informed and accessible book traces the history of Colombia thematically over the past two centuries. In twelve interlinked chapters, Michael J. LaRosa and Germán R.

Mejía depart from more standard approaches by presenting a history of political, social, and cultural accomplishments within the context of Colombia’s specific geographic and economic by: The Columbia History of the World gives a good overview of most of world history up to The prose is clear and direct, and this is good springboard with which you can familiarize yourself with the major events in world history before going on to more specialized history books for each period.4/5.

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A decades-long conflict between government forces, paramilitaries, and History of Colombia book insurgent groups heavily funded by the drug trade, principally the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), escalated during the s.

Colombia strongly reflects its history as a colony of Spain. It is often referred to as the most Roman Catholic of the South American countries, and most of its people are proud of the relative purity of their Spanish language.

Colombia has suffered from high levels of armed strife for most of its history. The current strife it is experiencing is not unusual either in length or death toll. In the 19th century, killing people required more effort because primitive weapons often misfired or missed altogether.

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Bogotá is the capital and largest city. The only South American country with both a Caribbean and a Pacific coastline, Colombia is bounded on the northwest by Panama, on the northeast by Venezuela, on the south by Ecuador and.

The history of Colombia in the s and 80s reads like a page from a mob crime book. Guerilla warfare, kidnappings and drug busts became everyday news headlines, as the country plunged into economic depression and political instability.

The FARC made Colombia a household name all over the world, and certainly not in very favourable terms. The new nation experimented with federalism as the Granadine Confederation (), and then the United States of Colombia (), before the Republic of. Colombia, like the rest of the world, suffered in the recession of but the economy soon recovered.

Colombia also suffered severe floods in However tourism in Colombia is growing. Today Colombia is developing steadily. Today the population of Colombia is 47 million.

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History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Henao, Jesús María, History of Colombia. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jesús María Henao; Gerardo Arrubla; J Fred Rippy.

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