Civilization and Violence: Regimes of Representation in Nineteenth-Century Colombia

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Civilization and violence are not necessarily the antagonists we presume-withcivilization taming violence, and violence unmaking civilization. Focusing on postindependence Colombia, this book brings to light the ways in which violenceand civilization actually intertwined and reinforced each other in the development of postcolonial capitalism. The narratives of civilization and violence, Cristina Rojas contends, play key roles in the formation of racial, gender, and class identities; they also provide pivotal logic to both ...

Civilization and Violence: Regimes of Representation in Nineteenth-Century Colombia 2001, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816634309

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Civilization and Violence: Regimes of Representation in Nineteenth-Century Colombia 2001, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816634316

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