Twentieth Century Guerrilla Movements in Latin America
A Primary Source History
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Twentieth Century Guerrilla Movements in Latin America: A Primary Source History collects political writings on human rights, social injustice, class struggle, anti-imperialism, national liberation, and many other topics penned by urban and rural guerrilla movements.
In the second half of the twentieth century, Latin America experienced a mass wave of armed revolutionary movements determined to overthrow oppressive regimes and eliminate economic exploitation and social injustices. After years of civil resistance and exhausting all peaceful avenues, thousands of working-class people, peasants, professions, intellectuals, clergymen, students, and teachers formed dozens of guerrilla movements. Fernando Herrera Calderón presents important political writings, some translated to English here for the first time, that serve to counteract the government propaganda often overshadowed the intellectual side of revolutionary endeavors. These texts come from Latin American countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and many more.
The book will be indispensable to anyone teaching or studying revolutions in modern Latin American history.
Table of Contents
1. Argentina 2. Bolivia 3. Brazil 4. Chile 5. Colombia 6. Cuba 7. El Salvador 8. Guatemala 9. Mexico 10. Nicaragua 11. Peru 12. Puerto Rico 13. Uruguay 14. Venezuela
Fernando Herrera Calderón is Associate Professor of Latin American History at the University of Northern Iowa, USA.