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The Drug Wars in Colombia

"From Hollywood movies to binge-worthy TV shows, stories of Colombian narcotraficantes waging war against state agents and civilians are profitable narrative devices of our times. But beyond the screen, the history is not as clear-cut or simple..." – By Lina Britto

Maps, Power, and the Pacification of La Araucanía-Chile, 1850–1900

"In the history of cartography and in critical cartography, there is a link between the role of maps and power relations, especially during the conquest and domination of territories by national states. Such cartographic products have frequently been used—for both their scientific and persuasive content—in different places..." – By Pablo Azócar Fernández and Zenobio Saldivia Maldonado

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