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The Latin American revolution; politics and strategy from Apro-Marxism to Guevarism [by] Donald C. Hodges.


New York, W. Morrow, 1974.
ISBN 9780688003159, 068800315X

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Subjects Amérique latine -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Amérique latine -- Politique.
Communism -- Latin America.
Communism.
Communisme -- Amérique latine.
Communist strategy.
Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
Latin America -- Politics and government.
Latin America.
Politics and government
Revolutions -- Latin America.
Revolutions.
Révolutions -- Amérique latine.
Description 287 pages map 22 cm
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-277).
Contents I. The rise and fall of Apro-Marxism -- II. Communist politics and strategies. The Leninist heritage -- The impact of international communism : International congresses ; Conformity and diversity in Latin American communism -- The popular-front strategy : The role of communists in the Guatemalan revolution ; The Cuban PSP vis-à-vis the July 26 movement ; From the popular front to popular unity in Chile -- III. Latin American Trotskyism. The common denominator : The theory of permanent revolution ; The strategy of permanent revolution -- The divergence in Latin American Trotskyism : Sources of the divergence in Trotsky's works ; Origins of the proletarian tendency ; Development of the national liberation tendency ; Debate over the two lines of the revolution -- Contributions to the Latin American revolution : Dual power in Bolivia ; The Peruvian peasant rebellion under Hugo Blanco ; The Guatemalan guerrillas of MR-13 ; The People's Revolutionary Army in Argentina ; Toward a socialist United States of Latin America? -- IV. The new left: Fidel and OLAS. Characteristics of the new left -- The transformations of Fidelism -- OLAS and its forerunners -- V. Guevarism or the insurrectional foco. Foundations of the insurrectional foco : Theory of the insurrectional foco ; Strategy of the insurrectional foco -- The development of Che's strategy for liberation : The combined struggle against native oligarchies and imperialism ; Toward a Bolivarian or continental war of liberation ; Marighelism, or the adaptation of Che's continental strategy to Brazil ; The Tupamaros: urban guerrilla warfare is decisive -- Insurrectional balance sheet of a decade : The first insurrectional wave: the struggle against Caribbean-type dictatorships ; The second wave: the Andes as the Sierra Maestra of South and Central America ; The third wave: transition to a Bolivarian or continental war of independence ; The fourth wave: urban guerrila warfare from the southern cone to the Rio Grande -- VI. The first socialist revolution in the Americas. The turn toward socialism -- The parallel construction of socialism and communism -- Toward a communist political revolution.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Latin America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)886340
(OCoLC)ocm00886340
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hodges, Donald C. 1923-2009.
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