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Title: Facultades extraordinarias
Creator: Concha, José Vincente, 1867-1929
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta y Libreria de Medrano Rivas, 1898.
Physical Details: 25 p. ; 20 2/10 x 13 8/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Title page stained and holed in center, as is page 1, but interior legible and fair.

Summary: José Vicente Concha, an elected representative from Bogotá, here asks the Cámara de Representantes to grant exceptional powers to the state in order to control the violence in the country. Concha draws on examples from different nations that have successfully used extraordinary powers without falling into dictatorship.
Historical Notes: The liberal uprising of 1895 and the Thousand Days’ War (1899-1902) affected the entire nation and led to political and economic instability that set the stage for the Panamá secession in 1903. Bushnell, David 1993 The Making of Modern Colombia: A Nation in Spite of Itself. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Donor Notes: Concha defends the government special legislation designed to deal with the revolution then in progress. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): War and emergency powers -- Colombia
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1886-1903

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01321
Record Number: 178
Islandora ID: islandora:1036