Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War, 1956-58
Pathfinder, 1 janv. 1996 - 483 pages
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentine by birth, became a central leader of the Cuban revolution and one of the outstanding communists of the 20th century. This book is his firsthand account of the military campaigns and political events that culminated in the January 1959 popular insurrection that overthrew the U.S.-backed dictatorship in Cuba.
With clarity and humor, Guevara describes his own political education. He explains how the struggle transformed the men and women of the Rebel Army and July 26 Movement led by Fidel Castro. And how these combatants forged a political leadership capable of guiding millions of workers and peasants to open the socialist revolution in the Americas.
Guevara's Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War appears here complete for the first time in English.
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During the morning peasants arrived who had learned of our presence. Filled
with curiosity and friendly concern, they came to make our acquaintance, offer us
food, or bring us some gift. Then, the little house that sheltered us turned into an ...
The regime responded with all its brutality, including the mass murder of
peasants. Terror was unleashed on the rustic valleys of the Sierra Maestra, and
the peasants withdrew their aid. A barrier of mutual mistrust loomed up between
Hunger, misery, illness, epidemics, and death decimated the peasants resettled
by the tyranny. Children died for lack of medical attention and food, when a few
steps away the resources existed that could have saved their lives. The indignant
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I wish I could read this in its original language (whatever Che was speaking and writing.) A good read overall. Consulter l'avis complet
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He had an attack of nerves, there in the solitude of the mountains and the guerrilla camp. He began to shout that he had been promised a camp with abundant food and antiaircraft defenses, but instead ... Consulter l'avis complet
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