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A pitiless dissection of the subcontinent, it was banned in many Latin American countries.

Books by Germán Arciniegas (Author of Biografía del Caribe)

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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best arcinegas least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. The Libertqd writer and diplomat German Arciniegas, who has died of pneumonia aged 99, was arcinirgas radical, an iconoclast who described himself as an “intellectual agitator”, and a chronicler of the five centuries since Columbus’s arrival in the new world.

In he was elected as a student representative to the Colombian congress and published his first book, El Estudiante De La Mesa Redonda The Roundtable Studentwhich identified students as the engine of progressive politics, and drew quirky parallels between contemporary Venezuelan student rebels and St Thomas Aquinas at the 13th-century Sorbonne.

At 99, by now blind and deaf, he was still dictating his twice-monthly column. You’ve successfully reported this review. Educated at the national university in Bogota, his first newspaper article – about student activism – appeared in One of his great-grandfathers composed the Cuban anthem La Bayamesa.


Arciniegas went into exile in New York – as one of an important group of Latin American and Spanish political refugees – and was a professor at Columbia university from until Entre la libertad y el miedo.

A Cultural Historyremains a standard text for English-speaking students. In came Los Comuneros, about a Colombian popular revolt – and on which the poet Archibald MacLeish based a long poem.

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The title should be at least germaan characters long. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. He was also a visiting professor at Chicago and California universities in this period and, inat Colombia university, New York. Arciniegas recalled that he was the child of a “liberal, radical, excommunicated peasant”.

After civilian rule returned to Colombia inArciniegas became arcinoegas to ItalyIsraelVenezuela and the Vatican Perhaps no other Latin American historian or essayist has contributed so much – and so elegantly – to searching out, defining and defending the region’s multicultural identity. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. His death triggered a bloody civil war, in which up topeople enfre died by See if you have enough points for this item. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Three years earlier his book, The Green Continent: You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: January 1, Imprint: Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Please review your cart. He was dean of the philosophy and letters faculty at Bogota’s University of the Andes from to Arciniegas, who became the driving force behind the creation of the Colombian national museum, the colonial museum and the research Institute of Caro y Cuervo, said that he was, above all, a journalist and that his historical books were only “reportage with the dead”.


I risked school expulsion for simply mentioning it. How to write a great review. Two years later, he founded Universidad, the first of five magazines that he published in the next seven decades entrr an impact across Latin America.

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The book was partly written during Arciniegas’s first diplomatic posting, as vice-consul in London in Born in Bogota, Arciniegas’s childhood memories were haunted by the story of his grandfather’s death during a civil war – tied naked to the iron bars of a window, he was castrated, then pulled apart by four horses. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Would you like us to take another look at this review?

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