Death of a Revolutionary: Che Guevara's Last Mission

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2000 - 272 pages
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This study of Guevara's life considers whether, when he was killed by the Bolivian army in 1967, he died as a hero, a martyr or the victim of his own errors. Harris offers a balanced look at the man behind the legend and the circumstances that created him and shaped his choices.
 

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Table des matières

Preface to the Revised Edition
11
INTRODUCTION
19
PROFILE OF A REVOLUTIONARY
23
CHES THEORIES ON REVOLUTIONARY WARFARE
51
WHY CHE LEFT CUBA
68
WHY CHE CHOSE BOLIVIA
82
PREPARATION OF THE GUERRILLA FOCO
94
THE DISCOVERY OF THE GUERRILLAS
110
HOW CHE DIED
156
THE ABSENCE OF POPULAR SUPPORT
167
THE BETRAYAL AND ABANDONMENT OF THE GUERRILLAS
179
US INVOLVEMENT IN THE GUERRILLA EPISODE
210
THE PUBLICATION OF CHES DIARY
222
CHE BECOMES AN ICON OF POPULAR CULTURE
243
CHES LEGACY
249
Bibliography
263

THE CAPTURE OF RÉGIS DEBRAY AND GIRO BUSTOS
118
THE HIGH POINT OF GUERRILLA ACTIVITIES
129
THE END NEARS
143

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Richard L. Harris, professor of global studies at California State University-Monterey Bay, is the author and editor of many works on politics, economics, and revolutionary change in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. He lives in Sacramento, California.

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