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Makers of democracy : a transnational history of the middle classes in Colombia

Author: A Ricardo López
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Radical perspectives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A. Ricardo López-Pedreros traces the ways in which a thriving middle class was understood to be a foundational marker of democracy in Colombia in the second half of the twentieth century, showing democracy to be a historically unstable and contentious practice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
López, A. Ricardo, 1974-
Makers of democracy.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018033897
(OCoLC)1051777705
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Ricardo López
ISBN: 9781478003298 1478003294
OCLC Number: 1051778624
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 341 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: A bastard middle class --
An irresistible democracy --
The productive wealth of this country --
Beyond capital and labor --
In the middle of the mess --
A revolution for a democratic middle-class society --
A real revolution, a real democracy --
Democracy : the most important gift to the world.
Series Title: Radical perspectives.
Responsibility: A. Ricardo López-Pedreros.

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A. Ricardo Lopez-Pedreros traces the ways in which a thriving middle class was understood to be a foundational marker of democracy in Colombia in the second half of the twentieth century, showing  Read more...

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