Rhetoric of Independence: Bicentennial Colombia 1810 – 2010


  • MPRA Paper


  • 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.

fecha de publicación

  • 2010-06

Líneas de investigación

  • Albert Hirschman
  • Colombia
  • History
  • Independence
  • Political Rhetoric
  • Social
  • Spanish American


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