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German Arciniegas

At 99, by now blind and deaf, he was still dictating his twice-monthly column. Educated at the national university in Bogota, his first newspaper article – about student activism – appeared in 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. 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.

The Colombian writer mkedo diplomat Greman 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. 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 The review must be at least 50 characters long.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: 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 adciniegas by four horses.


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Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. 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”.

In came Los Comuneros, about a Colombian popular revolt – and on which the poet Archibald MacLeish based a long poem. 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.

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The book was partly written during Arciniegas’s first diplomatic posting, as vice-consul in London in A pitiless dissection of the subcontinent, it was banned in many Arciiegas American countries. He was also a visiting professor at Chicago and California universities in this period and, inat Colombia university, New York.

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 Liberyad.


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

Germán Arciniegas (Author of Biografía del Caribe)

Inhe founded the publishing house Ediciones Colombia. Entre la libertad y el miedo. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! One of his great-grandfathers composed the Cuban anthem La Bayamesa.

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You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. A History Of The New World In Reverse,which turns the tables on conventional germsn, arguing that the impact of Columbus’s discovery was far more important to the old world than to the new. He was dean of the philosophy and letters faculty at Bogota’s University of the Andes from to