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Modernization in Colombia: The Laureano Gómez Years

Modernization in Colombia: The Laureano Gómez Years

According to The Orange Grove, "The life of Laureano Gómez (1889-1965), Colombia’s combative Conservative politician and reviled public figure, serves as the backdrop for this modern history of one of the hemisphere's least understood nations. Tracing the complex process of development in Colombia, James Henderson explores the civil violence that defined the Gómez era even as the country experienced economic growth unparalleled in the rest of the Americas."



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