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Author Helg, Aline, 1953-

Title Liberty & equality in Caribbean Colombia, 1770-1835 / Aline Helg
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 363 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Frontiers -- Countryside -- Cities -- The first independence -- Equality and freedom under the republic -- The pardo and liberal challenges to Bolívar's project -- Conclusion: an all-American perspective
Summary After Brazil and the United States, Colombia has the third-largest population of African-descended peoples in the Western hemisphere. Yet the country is commonly viewed as a nation of Andeans, whites, and mestizos. Aline Helg examines the historical roots of Colombia's treatment and neglect of its Afro-Caribbean identity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-345) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Blacks -- Race identity -- Colombia -- Atlantic Coast Region
Blacks -- Colombia -- Atlantic Coast Region -- History
Discrimination -- Colombia -- Atlantic Coast Region
Social classes -- Colombia -- Atlantic Coast Region -- History
Colombia -- History -- 18th century.
Colombia -- History -- 19th century.
Colombia -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004001708
ISBN 0807828769 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807855405 (paperback; alk. paper)
0807875872 (electronic bk.)
9780807828762 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807855409 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780807875872 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Liberty and equality in Caribbean Colombia, 1770-1835