The Assassination of Gaitan: Public Life and Urban Violence in Colombia

by

Write The First Customer Review

Drawn in part from personal interviews with participants and witnesses, Herbert Braun s analysis of the riot s roots, its patterns and consequences, provides a dramatic account of this historic turning point and an illuminating look at the making of modern Colombia. Braun s narrative begins in the year 1930 in Bogota, Colombia, when a generation of Liberals and Conservatives came to power convinced they could kept he peace by being distant, dispassionate, and rational. One of these politicians, Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, was ...

The Assassination of Gaitan: Public Life and Urban Violence in Colombia 2003, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299103644

Trade paperback

Select
The Assassination of Gaitan: Public Life and Urban Violence in Colombia 1999, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299103606

Hardcover

Select