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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Living to Tell the Tale by Gabriel García Márquez
    Living to Tell the Tale - by Gabriel García Márquez

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241968772 | ISBN 10: 0241968771

    In Living to Tell the Tale Gabriel García Márquez – winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and author of One Hundred Years of Solitude – recounts his personal experience of returning to the house in which he grew up and the memories that this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Colombia by Tom Feiling
    Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Colombia - by Tom Feiling

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241959909 | ISBN 10: 024195990x

    For decades, Colombia was the 'narcostate'. Now it's seen as one of the rising stars of the global economy. Where does the truth lie? How did a land likened to paradise by the first conquistadores become a byword for hell on earth? And how is it rebu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia by Oliver Villar and Drew Cottlewith
    Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia - by Oliver Villar and Drew Cottlewith

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781583672518 | ISBN 10: 1583672516

    Since the late 1990s, the United States has funneled billions of dollars in aid to Colombia, ostensibly to combat the illicit drug trade and State Department-designated terrorist groups. The result has been a spiral of violence that continues to take ... more

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  • Cover image of book The FARC: The Longest Insurgency by Garry Leech
    The FARC: The Longest Insurgency - by Garry Leech

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848134928 | ISBN 10: 1848134924

    To many - including the Colombian, US, and EU governments - the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia is no more than a terrorist organization. Moreover, they claim that the FARC is only engaged in criminal activities and no longer maintains an ideo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle by Ingrid Betancourt
    Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle - by Ingrid Betancourt

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844086139 | ISBN 10: 1844086135

    Ingrid Betancourt's story - her exemplary courage, spirit and resilience - has captured the world's imagination.   A politician and presidential candidate celebrated for her determination to combat the corruption and climate of fear endem ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Train of Ice and Fire: Mano Negra in Colombia by Ramon Chao, translated by Ann Wright
    The Train of Ice and Fire: Mano Negra in Colombia - by Ramon Chao, translated by Ann Wright

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781901927443 | ISBN 10: 190192744x

    "'Maybe it was the best adventure I ever had."(Manu Chao)Colombia, November 1993: a reconstructed old passenger train, bespangled with yellow butterflies, is carrying one hundred musicians, acrobats and artists on a daring adventure through the heart ... more

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  • Cover image of book Evil Hour in Colombia by Forrest Hylton
    Evil Hour in Colombia - by Forrest Hylton

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844675517 | ISBN 10: 1844675513

    Colombia is the least understood of Latin American countries. Its human tragedy, which features terrifying levels of kidnapping, homicide and extortion, is generally ignored or exploited. In this urgent new work Forrest Hylton, who has extensive firs ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Terrible Than Death: Violence, Drugs and America
    More Terrible Than Death: Violence, Drugs and America's War in Colombia - by Robin Kirk

    £11.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781586482077 | ISBN 10: 1586482076

    'More Terrible Than Death' is a gripping work that maps the dramatic new relationship between the United States and Colombia in human terms, using portraits of the Colombians and Americans involved, the author's experiences in Colombia as a writer an ... more

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  • Cover image of book You
    You'll Learn Not To Cry: Child Combatants In Colombia - by Human Rights Watch

    £9.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781564322883 | ISBN 10: 1564322882

    All of the irregular armed forces in Colombia's decades-old conflict - left-wing guerillas and right-wing paramilitaries - recruit children to fight. In violation of international standards, these groups recruit young teenagers, sometimes even childr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The  "Sixth Division": Military-Paramilitary Ties and U.S. Policy in Colombia by Human Rights Watch
    The "Sixth Division": Military-Paramilitary Ties and U.S. Policy in Colombia - by Human Rights Watch

    £8.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781564322654 | ISBN 10: 1564322653

    The "Sixth Division" is a phrase used in Colombia to refer to paramilitary groups. These groups are responsible for most human rights violations, including massacres and forced displacement. Both paramilitaries and leftist guerillas primarily target ... more

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  • Cover image of book Colombia
    Colombia's Killer Networks - by Human Rights Watch

    £12.95   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9781564322036 | ISBN 10: 1564322033

    The junior and mid-level officers who tolerated, planned, directed and even took part in paramilitary violence in Colombia in the 1980s now occupy senior positions in the Colombian military. As commanders, they have not only promoted, encouraged and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Colombia In Focus by Colin Harding
    Colombia In Focus - by Colin Harding

    £12.95   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9781899365012 | ISBN 10: 189936501x

    One in ten of the world's murders takes place in Colombia. Since the 1950s, the country has been the scene of civil war, protracted guerilla insurgencies and massive human rights violations. Its notorious drug cartels have become synonymous with ruth ... more

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