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* Ingrid Betancourt's astonishing, powerful and deeply moving account of her six-year ordeal in the Colombian jungle as a hostage of the terrorist organisation FARC
The volume will provide academics and practitioners throughout the world with critical... Læs mere
Looks at the interaction between civilized and primitive people in Colombia, examines the role of the shaman, and discusses healing practices in the jungle.
Fully illustrated with 400 photographs, feast on food that celebrates the South American love of street parties, carnivals and hospitality, and create authentic Colombian and Venezuelan dishes in your own kitchen.
New for this edition is coverage of Yopal and San Jose del Guaviare, Caqueta, Vichada and Guainia, and on the Atlantic coast, Palomino. Also included are details of how to go... Læs mere
Drawing from the life stories of high-profile activists, interviews with military officials, and research... Læs mere
The societies of Vaupes region are among the most documented indigenous cultures, in part because they are... Læs mere
Jorge Eliecer Gaitan was Colombia's Leftist political leader from 1928 until his assassination in 1948 and gave rise to the country's liberal populist movement. The author chronicles Gaitan's rise, along with the reasons for his initial success and ultimate failure.
The extraordinary, posthumously published memoir in letters of a Colombian artist whose writing was championed by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - 'startling and astringently poetic' The New York Times
This is a paired comparison of the eight Latin American countries with the longest history of urban commercial and industrial development: Brazil and Chile; Mexico and Venezuela; Uruguay and Colombia; and Argentina and Peru.