"This is solid, well-informed political and economic history of a traditional sort...will help remedy the misunderstanding and scholarly neglect of Colombia so often lamented by Colombianists." --The Americas
"A first rate survey."--Choice
"Safford and Palacios' book is the best single volume introduction to the history of Colombia. The authors provide an intelligent, sophisticated and accessible synthesis that is a pleasure to read. It is ideal for classroom use."--Lyman L. Johnson, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
About the Author
Frank Safford is at Northwestern University. Marco Palacios is at El Colegio de Mexico.