Department Publication

Our Guerrillas, Our Sidewalks

A Journey into the Violence of Colombia

Herbert Braun

Associate Professor
( Rowman and Littlefield, 2003 )

This remarkable book tells the story of one man's kidnapping in Colombia from the first-person perspectives of all those involved: the guerrillas, the victim, his wife, his friends, and his brother-in-law, Herbert Braun. In this second edition, the author has added a new chapter that recounts the endurance of Colombia and Colombians in the face of escalating kidnapping and violence, explores the current political situation in Colombia, and reevaluates his own complex response to the guerrillas.

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