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Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Published: 20 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390879-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9087-9
... 5 displacement, development, and afro-colombian movements This book ends the way it begins: by drawing attention to how con­ junctures, contradictions, and contingencies accompany the simulta­ neous unfolding of development and black social movements in the...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
... Colombian geography is a key starting place for understanding the country. Part I describes the country’s regions via selected texts, emphasizing the nation’s heterogeneity. Selections include a creation myth collected by a pioneering anthropologist; texts produced by Spanish conquistadors...
Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391920-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9192-0
... José Juan Olvera Gudiño 3. Cumbia in Mexico’s Northeastern Region What is it about cumbia music that makes it so popular in northeastern Mexico? Why do so many of its Mexican followers ignore its Colombian ori- gin? What are the elements that maintain...
Published: 29 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389958-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8995-8
..., the vocalist of Aterciopelados, appeared onstage, joining Vives to sing ‘‘La tierra del olvido Egidio Cuadrado, his admirable accordi- onist, covered himself with the flag. Even Juan Pablo Ángel, a member of the Colombian soccer squad, whose fans are rabidly nationalist, appeared during the show...
Published: 11 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391807-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9180-7
... and the army is powerless to suppress it. The conservatives battle among themselves and cannot agree, and the memory of April 9, 1948, still weighs heavily on everyone’s minds. In summary, it’s su√ocating here. If the Colombians want to put up with it, good luck to them, but we’re getting out...
Book Chapter

By Marco Palacios
Published: 16 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387893-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8789-3
...: ‘‘Fundamental administrative regeneration or catastrophe The Constituent Assembly The would-be reformers gave a stark depiction of the crisis: the Colombian ruling class was, quite literally, under threat of death. The three presidential candidates murdered by the traffickers’ hit men were solid proof that...
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8927-9
.... Jorge E. Gaitán, politician, 1998 12.6. Colombian soldiers in the Korean War, 1955 12.7. Fernando Botero, painter and sculptor, 2001 12.8. Victory of the Cuban Revolution, 1959 12.9. Fidel Castro’s landing of the Granma, 1956 12.10. Celia Sánchez, seventieth birthday, 1990 12.11. Che...
Published: 16 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387893-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8789-3
... between the capitalist core and the periphery became more apparent. The Colombian model as it developed during these decades included high concentration of income, conspicuous consumption by the middle and upper classes, low rates of investment and savings, very low rates of...
Book Chapter

By Jack Child
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389279-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8927-9
... 595: Coffee exports, 66 563: Uruguayan rugby team’s air crash 635: Colombian soldiers in the Korean survival in the Andes, 187 War, 170, figure 12.6 568: War of the Pacific, 88 637a: Gustavo Rojas Pinilla, 170 587: Easter Island (Rapa-Nui), 90 698–99: Jorge Eliécer...
Published: 16 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387893-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8789-3
..., but when the oic, sub- jected to pressure by the United States, failed to agree on a new pact in 1988, it suffered a severe blow. The fundamental economic strategy of the National Front was to deepen Colombian industrialization through import substitution. Even though coffee prices fell sharply...
Published: 23 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386001-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8600-1
... growing militarization for peasant coca growers in the Bolivian province of Chapare and the Colombian department of Putumayo, which are major cultivation centers for coca leaf, the basis of cocaine. It does so by exploring how impunity shapes the violent recon- figuration of economic and political...
Published: 30 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387435-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8743-5
... notes Introduction Unless otherwise noted, all translations are mine. 1 There is a plethora of books on the Colombian conflict. The most recent publica- tions include Kirk (2003) and Leech (2002) in English and Pécault (2001) in Span- ish...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389279-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8927-9
... 1979) revolutionary Nicaragua. His first appearance on a Chilean stamp was in 1990, as one of a series of stamps featuring the last ten elected presidents (figure 12.4, Scott 912). Pointedly, General Pinochet was not included. Colombia Early Colombian postage stamps, like those of Argentina...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
... five years, it has also become an immigrant country. Ecuador’s dollarized econ­ omy has attracted not only Peruvians, as mentioned earlier, but Colombians, and a smaller but growing number of Chinese. Migration to New York In 1974, Geographer David Preston remarked that when he was working in...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389279-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8927-9
... journalist Pedro Joaquín Chamorro, who had been assassinated by the Somoza regime in 1978. The stamp (Scott 1844) featured a portrait of the murdered Chamorro, with the notation “Martyr of public liberty.” More recently, the government of the Colombian president Alvaro Uribe authorized a...
Published: 23 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386001-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8600-1
... nearly half, of the 247 Colombian o≈cers cited in 1992 for gross human rights violations trained at the soa (omct 1992), and men like the Argentine Andrés Francisco Valdéz not only tortured pris- oners in unspeakable ways but also tormented their families during truth commission hearings (Feitlowitz...
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394204-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9420-4
... contested their stigmati- zation as illegal actors and temporary migrants in search of easy money.2 The Cocalero Social Movement 111 Instead, the cocalero campesinos defined and presented themselves as Colombian citizens, internal migrants (colonos) seeking to work...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
..., 2 Introduction starving peasants, and Colombian drug runners in the ‘‘white gold’’ rush of the coca trade. It seems safe to say that no country in this hemisphere outrivals Peru in its aura of mystery and exoticism. The bloodiest conquest. The richest treasures. The most poignant ballads...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2