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Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America

Enrique Krauze ; translated by Hank Heifetz and Natasha Wimmer
Format
Book
Published
New York : Harper Perennial, 2012.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed
Language
English
Spanish (translated from)
Uniform Title
Redentores English
ISBN
9780060938444 (pbk.), 0060938447 (pbk.)
Summary
Presents the major ideas that have formed the modern Latin American political mind and profiles influential revolutionaries, thinkers, poets, and novelists, from Che Guevara to Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Márquez.
Contents
  • José Martí : the martyrdom of the liberator
  • José Enrique Rodó : the Hispanic-American homily
  • José Vasconcelos : the cultural caudillo
  • José Carlos Mariátegui : indigenous Marxism
  • Octavio Paz : the poet and the revolution
  • Eva Perón : the Madonna of the shirtless ones
  • Che Guevara : the saint enraged
  • Gabriel García Márquez : in the shadow of the patriarch
  • Mario Vargas Llosa : creative parricide
  • Samuel Ruiz : the apostle of the Indians
  • Subcomandante Marcos : the rise and fall of a guerrillero
  • Hugo Chávez : the hero worshiper.
Description
xvi, 538 p. : ports. ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers."--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]-516) and index.
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