The Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads

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"Since its independence in the nineteenth century, the South American state of Colombia has been shaped by decades of bloody political violence. In this book, Aldo Civico draws on interviews with paramilitary death squads and drug lords to provide a cultural interpretation of the country's history of violence and state control. Between 2003 and 2008, Civico gained unprecedented access to some of Colombia's most notorious leaders of the death squads. He also conducted interviews with the victims of paramilitary's violence, ...

The Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads 2015, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520288522

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The Para-State: An Ethnography of Colombia's Death Squads 2015, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520288515

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