Gaitán of Colombia

A Political Biography

The first in English, and the best in any language. . . . This is a fine book, covering Gaitan's political career, from its beginnings in the 1920s through the aftermath of his murder in 1948, and placing him in the context of his time.
The Americas

This book provides a detailed account of the political career of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, the populist leader of Colombia during the 1930s and 1940s.

240 Pages, 6 x 9 in.

February, 1978

isbn : 9780822984672

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Richard E. Sharpless

Richard E. Sharpless is professor emeritus of history at Lafayette College.

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