The Shining Path: A History of the Millenarian War in Peru

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1 janv. 1999 - 290 pages
First published in Peru in 1990, The Shining Path was immediately hailed as one of the finest works on the insurgency that plagued that nation for over fifteen years. A richly detailed and absorbing account, it covers the dramatic years between the
 

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The Arrest
1
Return to Democracy
7
Chuschi
17
Mohammed Mao Macbeth
21
Expectations and the Transfer of Power
37
The Vanished Files
43
The Dogs of War
55
Guerrillas
77
The Emergency
138
Illusions
157
A City Dominated A Blow Is Struck in Ayacucho
163
Let Us Develop the Guerrilla War
174
The Offer of Asylum to Guzman
189
The Colloquium of the Blind The Intelligence War
198
The Fall of Vilcashuaman
214
Party Military Thought
231

The Quota
89
To Capture Weapons and Means
107
New Democracy
119
Tambo
132
The Siege of Ayacucho
238
Notes
263
Index
281
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In addition to his work for Caretas, Gustavo Gorriti has been a frequent contributor to the New York Times, the New Republic, and the Los Angeles Times. Currently, he is deputy editor of Panama's La Prensa. Robin Kirk is author of The Monkey's Paw: New Chronicles from Peru and coeditor of The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics.

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