Rhetoric of Independence: Colombia Bicentennial 1810-2010 - An Interpretation of the Rhetoric of Reaction of Albert Hirschman
23 Pages Posted: 18 Jun 2010 Last revised: 26 Sep 2014
Date Written: June 18, 2010
This paper develops a hypothesis of the economist, Albert Hirschman in 'The Rhetoric of Reaction, Perversity, Futility, Jeopardy' (Harvard, 1991) regarding the history of the independence of Colombia. The Rhetoric of Independence extended the geographical worldview of the people of Spanish American. Finally, the paper develops a dispute with the explanations given by the conventional Colombian historiography.
Keywords: Albert Hirschman, Colombia, Spanish American, Independence, Political Rhetoric, History, Social Sciences
JEL Classification: A1, A20, B5, B59, N9, Z1
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