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Very good overview of Colombia's complex and challenging history. A history that the country continues to live out.Published 4 months ago by Christian Kolar
Professor David Bushnell contributes another important contribution to a Latin American territorial region from Nueva Granada (New Granada), which was Colombia's former name, as a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Panama 1821
This book lets you understand the causes of the situation in the country today. This should be a must reading in Colombian schools.Published 14 months ago by Andreas Nicolay
Well researched, but I would like have liked the characters to be personalized more and more attention to summary and highlighting of the various government changes in the... Read morePublished on September 30, 2013 by Barbara Wilson
The Making of Modern Colombia: A Nation in Spite of Itself was better named than written. For me, the writing style is a little awkward and the material to dense for such a short... Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by Vivan
Great to know the history of Colombia, David Bushnell has write an excellent review of political and historical facts from spanish conquers to Cesar Gaviria Government.Published on January 16, 2013 by Jose Escobar
I was excited to read this book, but I'm having second thoughts after reaching the 2nd chapter. It has quite a few passages like: "New Granada was different from Spain, not just in... Read morePublished on February 23, 2011 by Rodrigo A. Cardoso
While in need of an update, David Bushnell's comprehensive and insightful review of modern Colombian history provides a solid grounding for anyone attempting to learn about or... Read morePublished on June 25, 2009 by Anthony J. Abbate