By Jane M. Rausch
This e-book makes an attempt to redress this hole by way of taking a clean examine advancements among 1914 and 1921 in a single of the impartial nations—Colombia. this era, which coincides with the presidency of José Vicente Concha (1914–1918) and his successor, Marco Fidel Suárez (1918–1921), is full of momentous advancements not just in international coverage, whilst Colombian diplomats harassed by way of German, British and U.S. propaganda struggled to keep up strict neutrality, but in addition at the family scene because the newly put in Conservative regime confronted political and fiscal crises that sparked a variety of and violent protests. Rausch's exam of the administrations of Concha and Suárez helps Martin’s statement that even these international locations impartial within the nice conflict weren't immune from its effects.
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Colombia and World War I: The Experience of a Neutral Latin American Nation during the Great War and Its Aftermath, 1914–1921 by Jane M. Rausch