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Would you like us to take another look at this review? You submitted the following rating and review. After civilian rule returned to Colombia inArciniegas became ambassador to ItalyIsraelVenezuela and the Vatican Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure mieso published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. One of his great-grandfathers composed the Cuban anthem La Bayamesa. Arciniegas went into exile in New York – as one of an important group of Latin American and Spanish political refugees – and was a professor at Columbia university from until Entre la libertad y el miedo.

German Arciniegas

His death triggered a bloody civil war, in which up topeople had died by Educated at the national university in Bogota, his first newspaper article – about student activism – appeared in Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. I risked school expulsion for simply mentioning it.


You’ve successfully reported this review. Two years later, he founded Universidad, the first of five magazines that he published in the next seven decades with an impact across Latin America.

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Perhaps arcinieegas other Latin American historian or essayist has contributed so much – and so elegantly – to searching out, defining and defending the region’s multicultural identity.

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He was also a visiting professor at Chicago and California universities in this period and, inat Colombia university, New York. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! The Colombian writer and diplomat German Arciniegas, who has died of pneumonia aged 99, was a radical, an iconoclast who described himself as an “intellectual agitator”, and a chronicler of the five centuries since Columbus’s arrival in the new world.

January 1, Imprint: Born in Bogota, Arciniegas’s childhood memories were haunted by the story of his grandfather’s death during a civil war – tied naked to the iron bars of a window, he was castrated, then pulled apart by four horses. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Arciniegas recalled that he was se child of a “liberal, radical, excommunicated peasant”.


In he was elected as a student representative to the Colombian congress and published his first book, El Estudiante De La Mesa Redonda The Roundtable Studentwhich identified students as the engine of progressive politics, and drew quirky parallels between contemporary Venezuelan student rebels and St Thomas Aquinas at the 13th-century Sorbonne.

The book was partly written during Arciniegas’s first diplomatic posting, as vice-consul in London in How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

He was dean of the philosophy and letters faculty at Bogota’s University of the Andes from to You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Arciniegas, who became the driving force behind the creation of the Colombian national museum, the colonial museum and the research Institute of Caro y Cuervo, said that he was, above all, a journalist and that his historical books were only “reportage with the dead”.