THE DISPOSSESSED Chronicles of the Desterrados of Columbia. By Alfredo Molano. Foreword by Aviva Chomsky. Haymarket Books (, world English. Home Alfredo Molano; Aviva Chomsky The Dispossessed: Chronicles of the Chronicles of the Desterrados of Colombia: Alfredo Molano; Aviva Chomsky. The Dispossessed Chronicles of the Desterrados of Colombia. by Alfredo Molano ; Aviva Chomsky; Lance Selfa; Daniel Bland. Print book: Document Computer.

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In “The Dispossessed”, Colombian journalist and sociologist Alfredo Molano, himself a target of political repression, has bravely compiled a frightening collection of powerful testimonies of displaced persons in Colombia, victims of desteerrados ongoing resource war and class war ravaging this strategic Latin American nation connecting South America with Central America.

Alfredo Molano Bravo n.

The Dispossessed: Chronicles of the Desterrados of Colombia

Colombia is the third largest recipient of U. Tales of Drugs, Mules, and Gunmen. The book itself consists of many horrifying personal accounts and stories told by ordinary Colombians and written by Molano in his attempt to raise awareness of the situation in Colombia.

Tags What are dsterrados If your looking for hope in the form of resistance or happy endings, this is not your book. I sincerely wish there were more books like this, going from country to country so one can “live the experience” through the stories told, and drink in the political analysis which accompanies it.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lindalee Postec rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Sadly, like in Pinochet’s Chile, the disappearance of activists, particularly trade unionists, has become commonplace. Amber rated it liked it Dec 21, Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

None of your libraries hold this item. Un libro muy crudo, pero excelente. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Hard because it’s hard to know that this is reality for people out there. Read more Read less.

The tremendous number of internally displaced people has only been accumulating throughout the modern history of country and the number has grown to more than 2 million people. Lists What are lists? But they started in the early ’50’s with La Violencia, sadly and well put. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

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Books by Alfredo Molano Bravo. Recomiendo el libro y al autor, Alfredo Molano es un gran escritor e investigador sobre el conflicto armado colombiano. They do not provide political or structural explanations of their lives; they do not tell stories of coming to consciousness. Share your thoughts with other customers.

The Dispossessed: Chronicles of the Desterrados of Colombia by Alfredo Molano Bravo

Deterrados sobrevive ddsterrados, o sobrevivo yo. A great insight into the alfred lives of the people and especially the children of Columbia! The tremendous number of internally displaced people has on This is a powerful, beautiful and yet very depressing book that I believe most people could benefit from reading.


Molano is a columnist for akfredo newspaper El Espectador in Colombia. This army is also killing unarmed civilians — men, women, and children — in order to take their land for the benefit of large US corporations. Dolor de patria me dio este libro, saber el sufrimiento inmenso que la guerra ha producido en los mas vulnerables es algo que no se alcanza a percibir en los titulares de los noticieros.

Lance Selfa is an editor of and contributor to International Socialist Review. Refresh and try again. A City on a Lake: These 2 locations in All: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Nico rated it it was amazing Sep 28, He lives in Chicago. Acaso los doctores dicen le duele la jeta?