When Colombia Bled

When Colombia Bled

by James David Henderson


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This book focuses on the Colombian Violencia, the undeclared civil war between the Liberal and Conservative parties that raged from the late 1940s to early 1960s. It presents the information as a narrative history.

There is also an array of appendixes, maps, and photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817356194
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 02/28/1985
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Gran Tolima 27

2 At the Threshold of a New Age 49

3 The Invisible State 73

4 Preface to the Violencia 96

5 The Violencia 127

6 Líbano 153

7 Tolima's Tragedy Deepens 181

8 More Than a Political Solution 203

9 Aftermath 230

10 The Violencia and Tolima: An Assessment 242

Appendixes 253

Notes 283

Glossary 324

Bibliography 327

Index 341

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