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Author Delpar, Helen

Title Red Against Blue : the Liberal Party in Colombian Politics, 1863-1899
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 1981


Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Series Library of Alabama Classics
Contents Contents; List of Tables; Preface; 1. The Origins of Colombian Liberalism: A Backward Glance; 2. Party Alignment in Nineteenth-Century Colombia: A Regional Survey; 3. A Liberal Profile; 4. The Evolution of Liberal Thought; 5. The Political Process in a Federal Setting; 6. The Crisis of Liberalism; 7. In the Role of the Vanquished; 8. Road to Revolution; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary "Delpar provides a history of Colombia's liberal party covering a period in which it was first the dominant party (1863-1885) and then the party of opposition (1886-1899). Delpar's study is well written and firmly grounded in extensive research [and] will occupy a prominent position in the sparse historiography of the late 19th century Colombia."--Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR) "Delpar has given us a book that is disarmingly unpretentious yet offers considerably more than the title implies. As a discussion of the Liberal Party during the latter part of the 19th ce
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Subject Partido Liberal (Colombia) -- History
Partido Conservador (Colombia) -- History
Partido Conservador (Colombia)
Partido Liberal (Colombia)
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
Politics and government
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1863-1885.
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1886-1903.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780817383886