Detailed Description

Title: Hechos de la revolución en las misiones de Casanare
Creator: Fray Nicolás bishop of Adrianópolis
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta Nacional, 1900.
Physical Details: 82p. ; 24 x 16 6/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Wrappers worn, stained at edges, yellowed, interior pages slightly yellowed, but fair.

Summary: Friar Nicolás Bishop of Adrianópolis, Vicar Apostolic de Casanare, reports here that the positive achievements the missions had in Casanare and Arauca were halted by the civil war. He also expresses his concern because friars were being accused of insurrection against the central government. He offers a detailed account of these accusations and the violent events occurring in different territories such as Arauca, Chámeza, Orocué, Nunchía, Támara.
Historical Notes: Casanare was an independent province during the independence wars and a separate national territory in the 19th century. It is a tropical, flatland area located in the Eastern plains of Colombia. Until 1975 Casanare was part of the Department of Boyacá, then it became a separate Department. Davis, Robert 1977 Casanare In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 75. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The bishop of the Casanare mission establishment recounts the depredations of the liberal forces in his diocese, showing the interruption of mission life and labors. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Colombia -- Casanare
Church and state -- Colombia -- 20th century
Colombia -- History -- Revolution, 1899-1903

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01856
Record Number: 192