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Guerrillas and revolution in Latin America

a comparative study of insurgents and regimes since 1956

by Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Revolutions -- Latin America,
    • Guerrillas -- Latin America,
    • Insurgency -- Latin America,
    • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-413) and index.

      StatementTimothy P. Wickham-Crowley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC491 .W53 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 424 p. ;
      Number of Pages424
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1536921M
      ISBN 100691078858, 0691023360
      LC Control Number91015141

      Jeff Goodwin, "Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America: A Comparative Study of Insurgents and Regimes Since Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley," American Journal of Sociol no. 4 (Jan., ): In practice, however, circumstances conspired to thwart the plans of the revolutionary guerrillas. The Latin American Left was, and remains, seriously divided between Moscow-oriented Communists, Trotskyists, Maoists, pro-Cubans and simple nationalists. The rural guerrillas sought to spark off revolution through armed struggle.

      As Castro's democratic reform movement veered off course, a revolution that seemed to signal the death knell of dictatorship in Latin America brought about its tragic opposite. Jonathan C. Brown examines in forensic detail how the turmoil that rocked a small Caribbean nation in the s became one of the century's most transformative events. [Book] Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America A Comparative Study of Insurgents and Regimes since , Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley.

      Introduction. If the twentieth century was the age of revolution, then surely Latin America was the region of revolution. Over the course of that century, new revolutionary movements emerged every few years across the region, movements that promoted goals such as overturning dictatorships, confronting economic inequalities, and creating what Cuban revolutionary hero Author: Karen Kampwirth. A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution shows that the Cuban working class played an important, even decisive, role in the pre-revolutionary period and in the overthrow of the Batista dictatorship in Our understanding of the making of the Cuban revolution will be permanently shaped by this inspiring and compelling history.


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The book draws upon Guevara's personal experience as a guerrilla soldier during the Cuban Revolution, Author: Che Guevara. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxvii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction-The Interminable War: Guerrillas in Latin American History Chapter 2 The Rebellion of Tupac Amaru Chapter 3 The Caste War: Rural Insurgency in 19th-Century Yucatan Chapter 4 The Struggle of the.

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This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. This is a list of notable guerrilla movements. It gives their English name, common acronym, and main country of operation. The Order (Silent Brotherhood) – white nationalist revolutionary organization active in the United States between September and December.

The s represented a revolutionary moment around the globe. In rural Mexico, several guerrilla groups organized to fight against the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).

Specters of Revolution chronicles two peasant guerrilla organizations led by schoolteachers, the National Revolutionary Civil Association (ACNR) and the Party of the Poor (PDLP), which .Guerrillas have consistently appeared during periods of conflict in the history of Latin America, but they have not always had the same mean ing, purpose, or significance.

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