Prof. Jorge Gutiérrez Gonzalez.
José Arroyave B.
Ana María Ulloa.
Bogota D.C, Agosto 27del 2010
POPULAR CHARACTERS AND TYPES OF INDEPENDENCE.
The nineteenth century Colombian Joaquin Tamayo writes in Our Century XIX (Editorial Cards. Bogotá, 1941) was of contrasts, of intensestruggle, smelling of gunpowder. Romantic and conducive to the artificial, to the turbulent, sometimes meaningless. The tendency to express in human welfare absolute formulas made the neogranadinos andtheir descendants forget reality in pursuit of a chimera (..). bare-chested fought for a better world, according to their beliefs or sympathies: his struggle was gentlemanly, expired, romantic ... "Arguably, the time of independence in our country starts with the translation of The Rights of Man and Citizen did Don Antonio Nariño Santafé in the year 1974. And ending with the dissolution ofGran Colombia. What covers a period of about 35 years, fruitful in events of all kinds, many of them epic and tragic few. The suit, at that stage resonant and agitated, reveals some Hispanic traditionsand other French influence, which he soon added the English fashions, brought to our country by officers of the British Legion and then by merchants and diplomats from England with their families.Political change begins to take shape since the late eighteenth century brings a change in the habits and thus, in the locker room. Until then, the higher social classes were richly dressed andcourtly style. The democratic environment changes completely this dress: the beginning of the nineteenth century also began to be removed from powdered wigs and the Knights take the high hats, the severeand waisted coat and patent leather boots, while the ladies to leave the highest touched and covered with large silk shawls, white, black or blue.
The documentary sources, on the other hand, begin...