Historias 55 – Lina Del Castillo on inventing colonial legacies in republican Colombia
“There are no colonial legacies in Spanish America. Yet, this book is about them.”
And so begins Dr. Lina Del Castillo‘s fascinating book Crafting a Republic for the World: Scientific, Geographic, and Historiographical Inventions of Colombia that traces the efforts to build a republican nation in a hostile world of monarchies and empires.
Renata caught up with Lina to explore it further.