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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. We’ll publish them on our site once germxn reviewed them. 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.

You’ve successfully reported this review. 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.

Educated at the national university in Bogota, his first newspaper article – about student activism – appeared in Two years later, he dl Universidad, the first of five magazines that he published in the next seven decades with an impact across Latin America.


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A pitiless dissection of the subcontinent, it was banned in many Latin American countries. Inhe founded the publishing house Ediciones Colombia.

Entre la libertad y el miedo. Three years earlier his book, The Green Continent: The book was partly written during Arciniegas’s first diplomatic posting, as vice-consul in London in Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

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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. He was also a visiting professor at Chicago and California universities in this period and, inat Colombia university, New York. 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.

Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. One of his great-grandfathers composed the Cuban anthem La Bayamesa. We appreciate your feedback. How to write a great review. Moedo was dean of the philosophy and letters faculty at Bogota’s University of the Andes from to Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! At 99, by now blind and deaf, he was still dictating his twice-monthly column.


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 fl was, above all, a journalist and that his historical books were only “reportage with the dead”.

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Books by Germán Arciniegas (Author of Biografía del Caribe)

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! In came Los Comuneros, about a Colombian popular revolt – and on which the poet Archibald MacLeish based a long poem. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Overall rating No ratings yet 0. I risked school expulsion for simply mentioning it. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. 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 Close Report a review 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.