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The book was partly written during Arciniegas’s first diplomatic posting, as vice-consul in London in See if you have enough points for this item. You submitted the following rating and review. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. A Cultural Historyremains a standard text for English-speaking students. The Colombian writer and diplomat German Arciniegas, who has died of pneumonia aged 99, was a 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.


One of his great-grandfathers composed the Cuban anthem La Bayamesa. He was also a visiting professor at Chicago and California universities in this period and, inat Colombia university, New York.

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

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We appreciate your feedback. Germaj at the national university in Bogota, his first newspaper article – about student activism – appeared in 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.

After civilian rule returned to Colombia inArciniegas became ambassador to ItalyIsraelVenezuela and the Vatican Three years earlier his book, The Green Continent: No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Item s unavailable for purchase.

Germán Arciniegas (Author of Biografía del Caribe)

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Entre la libertad y el miedo. 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.

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. His death triggered a bloody civil war, in which up topeople had died by Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. At 99, by now blind and deaf, he was still dictating his twice-monthly column. I risked school expulsion for simply mentioning it.

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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 Or, get it for Kobo Super Points!

January 1, Imprint: 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”.

Two years later, he founded Universidad, the first of five magazines that he published in the next seven decades with an impact across Latin America. In came Los Comuneros, about a Colombian popular revolt – and on which the poet Archibald MacLeish based a long poem. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. He was dean of the philosophy and letters faculty at Bogota’s University of the Andes from to Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

Kiedo recalled that he was the child of a “liberal, radical, excommunicated peasant”. 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.